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A Date with Judy (1948)

 -  Comedy | Musical | Romance  -  29 July 1948 (USA)
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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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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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The best date you ever had!


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'Jane Powell (I)' and Kathryn Grayson both received credit for introducing the same movie song in the same year. Showcased in two Technicolor productions from Joe Pasternak is the sprightly refrain, "Love Is Where You Find It" (music by Nacio Herb Brown, lyrics by Earl K. Brent). Miss Powell's rendition comes early in this film, and Miss Grayson has been praised by movie fans and critics for the best song performance in the lavish costume musical, The Kissing Bandit (1948). While Miss Powell had no commercial disc for sale, MGM Records issued as a single Miss Grayson's prerecordings of this lilt and another song from her vehicle, "What's Wrong With Me?" (music by Brown, lyrics by Edward Heyman). Kathryn's two vocals grace a CD devoted to her, called "My Heart Sings," released by Flare, a British label. See more »

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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 »

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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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Referenced in Here We Go Again: A Date with Judy (1973) See more »

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Cooking With Gas
Performed by Carmen Miranda with Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra (as Xavier Cugat & his Orchestra)
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A charmer from 1948!!!
23 November 2005 | by (Carmel New York) – See all my reviews

I first saw 'A Date With Judy' at the Radio City Music Hall in late August 1948 when I was eight years old.....what an epiphany!!! Years later I revisited the film via television...how could it ever hold up...but...it remains a total charmer!! Music via Powell is lovely, Elizabeth is breathtakingly beautiful...and charming.....then there is the rest of a super cast...Wallace Beery, Robert Stack, Selena Royale, George Cleveland (the wonderful grandfather from Lassie), Scotty Becket, Xavier Cugat...and lest we not forget, the superlative Carmen Miranda! "It's A Most Unusual Day" ( remember Hitchcock's use of this as Cary Grant walks through the Plaza just before his kidnapping?), Judaline, Love is Where You Find It" and most memorably of all.."Cuanto Le Gusto" (I have murdered the spelling but 'a rose is a rose'!) Super music and memories of the radio program and comic book of the same name.

This is a delightful musical , and successful, in 1948....today I would really appreciate seeing its re-release on DVD....


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