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It Happened in Brooklyn (1947)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 7 April 1947 (USA)
Danny has been in the army for 4 years, yet all he thinks about is Brooklyn and how great it is. When he returns after the war, he soon finds that Brooklyn is not so nice after all. He is ... See full summary »

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Danny has been in the army for 4 years, yet all he thinks about is Brooklyn and how great it is. When he returns after the war, he soon finds that Brooklyn is not so nice after all. He is able to share a place with Nick, the janitor of his old High School, and get a job as a singer in a music store. He also meets Leo, a talented pianist and his teacher Anne, whose dream is to singing Opera. When Jamie arrives from England, Danny tries to show him the Brooklyn experience and help him compose modern swing music. Together, these four also try to help Leo get the Brooklyn Music scholarship. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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This film received its initial television broadcast in New York City Tuesday 5 February 1957 on WCBS (Channel 2); it's first Los Angeles telecast took place 29 May 1958 on KTTV (Channel 11); in San Francisco it was first telecast 8 February 1959 on KGO-TV (Channel 7). See more »

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While Frank Sinatra is sitting on a bench in the school yard talking, his hands are in his lap. A moment later, his arms are folded. See more »

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Danny Webson Miller: Why is anyone in love with anyone?
Nick Lombardi: There's a lot of reasons like, for example, you like her eyes or something.
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The Brooklyn Bridge
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Music by Jule Styne
Sung by Frank Sinatra
Copyright 1947 by Sinatra Songs, Inc.
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Surprisingly fresh and entertaining
12 December 2006 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

This movie deserves some rediscovery as a pre-50s gem of innocent witty dialogue, fresh performances, entertaining sets and as well as for its obliviousness to international boundaries. Jimmy Durante is a standout who well deserved his fame as a beloved comic. This movie deserves some rediscovery as a pre-50s gem of innocent witty dialogue, fresh performances, entertaining sets and as well as for its obliviousness to international boundaries. Jimmy Durante is a standout who well deserved his fame as a beloved comic. This movie deserves some rediscovery as a pre-50s gem of innocent witty dialogue, fresh performances, entertaining sets and as well as for its obliviousness to international boundaries. Jimmy Durante is a standout who well deserved his fame as a beloved comic.


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