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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Cast overview:
Carol Pringle
Rosita Conchellas
Orchestra Leader
Stephen I. Andrews
Selena Royle ...
Lucien T. Pringle
Lloyd Corrigan ...
'Pop' Sam Scully
Jerry Hunter ...
Jean McLaren ...
Mitzi Hoffman


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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Release Date:

29 July 1948 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)



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1.37 : 1
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Carmen Miranda enjoyed her biggest film-song hit with the jaunty travel tune, "Cuanto la Gusta" (music by Gabriel Ruiz, lyrics by Ray Gilbert). Carmen's Decca single, blending her with The Andrews Sisters, peaked at number 12 in "Billboard," where the disc had a 14-week stay. In the picture, Miss Miranda's song and samba had the backing of 'Xavier Cugat' and His Orchestra. On Columbia Records, Cugi without Carmen scored a "Billboard"-charting success. See more »


[In the dance scene early on, all of the girls are in long dresses. One of the background girls is clearly wearing what look like fuzzy bedroom slippers.] Posted by a Millennial who hasn't a clue as to woman's styles of the early 20th century. While barely seen, the shoes are black flats, unusual for a formal dance but definitely not slippers. See more »


Melvin R. Foster: What ever happened to Oogie?
Judy Foster: Oh I just gave him up forever for a little while.
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Referenced in Here We Go Again: A Date with Judy (1973) See more »


I've Got a Date with Judy
Written by Bill Katz, Calvin Jackson
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Chipper musical
17 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Sweet comedy, a time capsule of teen-hood in the movies in the 40's with wonderful music courtesy of Xavier Cugat and his band.

Jane Powell is charmingly pert, full of youthful exuberance something she excelled at. According to her autobiography though that very spryness became a type of prison limiting her casting and when musicals declined in popularity made it impossible for her to transition to other types of pictures.

Someone who certainly didn't suffer the same issue is Elizabeth Taylor, very young and very beautiful, this was one of her first roles that flirted with adulthood.

The doomed Scotty Beckett, a major child star throughout his youth, plays Jane's gangly boyfriend, the unfortunately named Oogie, struggling with puberty in one of the roles attempting to ease him into adult roles. He couldn't make the leap and within the year started the long slide into trouble with the law and drug addiction that ended in his suicide two decades later at 38.

In one of his last roles Wallace Beery is full of warm understanding as Jane's father in a departure from his usual bluster, he and Selena Royale at well matched as a long married couple.

Lastly Carmen Miranda is a delight as always, her clothes and hats are outlandish, take special note of her shoes and wonder how she could possibly walk in them! One quibble, the Technicolor is unusually garish and at times the cast practically glows orange.

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