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Copacabana (1947)

Passed | | Comedy, Musical | 30 May 1947 (USA)
Agent has his only client pose as both a French chanteuse and Brazilian bombshell to fool nightclub owner.

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Cast

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Carmen Navarro / Mlle Fifi
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Andy Russell ...
Andy Russell
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Anne Stuart
Abel Green ...
Abel Green
Louis Sobol ...
Louis Sobol (as Louie Sobol)
Earl Wilson ...
The De Castro Sisters ...
Singing Trio
Raul Reyes ...
Rhumba Dancer
Eva Reyes ...
Rhumba Dancer
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Liggett
Igor Dega ...
Dance Specialty
Kay Marvis ...
Cigarette Girl / Finale Performer (as Kay Gorcey)
Merle McHugh ...
Copa Girl
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Storyline

Talent agent Lionel Devereaux sells his girlfriend/client Carmen Novarro to New York City's famous Copacabana nightclub as a Latin-American singer/dancer and, pressed for another act, he sells her again, this time with a blonde wig and Moroccan veil, as a French singer...for the same presentation. The wear and tear on Carmen, changing back-and-forth between numbers, leaves to a heated exchange of words between the performer and her fiancé agent. This leads to the disappearance of Carmen's alter ego, which arouses suspicions by the management...and the police. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Comedy | Musical

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30 May 1947 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Groucho Marx's first starring movie role without Harpo Marx or Chico Marx. See more »

Quotes

Lionel Q. Devereaux: I just had a heart-to-heart talk with the manager.
Carmen Navarro: Are they going to throw us out?
Lionel Q. Devereaux: Don't be silly. They wouldn't throw the best act in show business out of the hotel.
Carmen Navarro: I know, but what about us?
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Crazy Credits

Steve Cochran's main title credit includes the following acknowledgment: "By Arrangement with Samuel Goldwyn." See more »

Connections

Featured in Carmen Miranda: Bananas Is My Business (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Je Vous Aime
(uncredited)
Written by Sam Coslow
Performed by Carmen Miranda (uncredited) and by Andy Russell (uncredited)
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"VICHYSSOISE!!"
26 April 2001 | by (Somewhere in Texas) – See all my reviews

Groucho are Carmen Miranda are Marvooolussss together. What a great combination and beauty and the beast. The movie has it all, cheesey musicals, goofy love scenes and Groucho's one liners. Buy it if you are a Groucho fan.


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