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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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Credited cast:
George Brent ...
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Polly Bradford
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)  »

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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 »

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Night Must Fall
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Written by Xavier Cugat and Barnett Shaw
Performed by Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra
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Jane marvelous singer
10 August 2006 | by (Columbus, Ohio USA) – See all my reviews

Jane in beautiful voice. Melchior wonderful. Brent cute and funny. Miss Dean (Dene?) powerful, sweet and beautiful. The 'boy with funny faces' a laugh riot. Exterior shot of ship looking quite modern. I realized that 1948 was only 36 years after Titanic demise, and of course people were comfortable again in going by ship. By 1948, people were flying commercially, but big boats were still very popular. A plane flight, however, wouldn't have the time needed for story development, though. Miss Dean's fiancé was very handsome, I thought. I loved all the tons of flowers he sent her, that took up so much space in her stateroom. Jane scrubbing floors on her hands and knees: pretty hard on the knees. If going by liner, it might as well have been luxury, so good thing Jane got out of those scrubbing clothes and into better looking outfits. Jane was so outgoing and cheeky in trying to get an audience with Melchior. It is good that he was so nice to her, and so accommodating. It would be a dream come true for any singer.


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