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A Date with Judy (1948)

Developed from a radio program which began in 1941, hyperactive teenager Judy challenges and is challenged by her overly proper parents, pest of a brother Randolph and boyfriend Oogie.

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Carol Pringle
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Rosita Conchellas
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Developed from a radio program which began in 1941, hyperactive teenager Judy challenges and is challenged by her overly proper parents, pest of a brother Randolph and boyfriend Oogie.

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29 July 1948 (USA)  »

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Así son ellas  »

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Trivia

Wallace Beery was clearly too old for his role as Judy's father. He was 63 ... the same age as George Cleveland, who played the grandfather. See more »

Goofs

While Rosita is singing her "Cooking with Gas" song, the young man holding the maracas is seen both standing up and sitting down on the floor between shots. See more »

Quotes

Carol Pringle: It's a very nice little swing number, Judy. But I don't know if it's really appropriate for a High School dance.
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Soundtracks

Marguerita
Composed by Xavier Cugat
Performed by Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra (as Xavier Cugat & his Orchestra)
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20 August 2000 | by ( LOS ANGELES) – See all my reviews

This film is a real riot of charm, song, wit and dazzling color. This kind of movie-making has been dead for a very long time, to my everlasting regret. Scotty Beckett and Jane Powell stand out. Unfortunately, Carmen Miranda is made to sing Hollywood's version of Brazilian songs, rather than the authentic stuff. It is disappointing that foreigners should so often be the object of amusement in American films. They are not allowed any dignity. However, Miranda makes the best of what she is given, and shines like a star.

The fun is wholesome, but not too wholesome. The plot involves suspected adultery by a venerable father!!! Plots and subplots are gloriously interwoven. Every time I see this film I am reassured that there IS such a thing as perfection.


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