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Luxury Liner (1948)

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A young girl stows away aboard a luxury liner which is full of musical stars--and which her father just happens to be the captain.

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Cast

Credited cast:
George Brent ...
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Lauritz Melchior ...
Olaf Eriksen
Frances Gifford ...
Laura Dene
Marina Koshetz ...
Zita Romanka
Xavier Cugat ...
Xavier Cugat
Thomas E. Breen ...
Denis Mulvy
Richard Derr ...
Charles G.K. Worton
John Ridgely ...
Chief Officer Carver (as John Ridgeley)
The Pied Pipers ...
Themselves
Connie Gilchrist ...
Bertha
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Edward Thorndike
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Storyline

What do you do when you are an effervescent teen called Polly and you have a dad who is the skipper of a luxury liner? You ask him to take you on a cruise to Rio of course. What if Captain Bradford refuses and wants you to stay in your boring boarding-school? You stow away, it goes without saying. What if you want to become a singer? Well, you try to convince an operatic star on board of your singing skills. What if Daddy objects to realizing that her daughter's new friend Laura has a crush on him? Just play Cupid for him.Don't you worry, all will end well! Written by Guy Bellinger

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All aboard for tropic nights of romance and revelry! See more »


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11 April 1949 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Adorable coqueta  »

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In the opening credits, the funnels of the inbound luxury liner Mayflower sport the white, green and red of the Italian Line. Once docked, the camera pan across the Mayflower's superstructure shows the forward funnel painted completely in red. On departure, the ship's livery is back to that of the Italian Line, and the Mayflower's bow bears the real-life name of a crack pre-war Italian liner, the Conte di Savoia. See more »

Soundtracks

Come Back to Sorrento
(uncredited)
Music by Ernesto de Curtis
English Lyrics by Claude Aveling
Sung by Lauritz Melchior
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A fun distraction
30 July 2003 | by (Prescott, AZ USA) – See all my reviews

I just watched this on Turner. I am an avid cruiser so the title enticed me. At first I was dubious because it said it was a musical. I usually don't care for musicals in that era. (I am an orchestra conductor and have led musicals as well) Anyway, it didn't have too many silly numbers.

Jane Powell was entertaining to watch. I had fun watching it while doing things around the house. I'd rate it better than average for the era.


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