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Director:
Writers:
Dorothy Kingsley (screenplay)
Ray Singer (additional dialogue) ...
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Release Date:
June 1949 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Queen of TECHNICOLOR MUSICALS! See more »
Plot:
A swimsuit fashion designer is determined to protect her scatterbrained sister from a South American heart-breaker, but a case of mistaken identity complicates matters. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
Won Oscar. Another 1 win See more »
NewsDesk:
(18 articles)
Esther Williams obituary
 (From The Guardian - Film News. 7 June 2013, 4:02 PM, PDT)

Actress Esther Williams dies
 (From RealBollywood. 6 June 2013, 11:10 PM, PDT)

Esther Williams Dead, Swimmer and Bathing Beauty Star Was 91
 (From E! Online. 6 June 2013, 7:08 PM, PDT)

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Cast

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Esther Williams ... Eve Barrett

Red Skelton ... Jack Spratt

Ricardo Montalban ... José O'Rourke

Betty Garrett ... Betty Barrett

Keenan Wynn ... Joe Backett
Xavier Cugat ... Xavier Cugat

Ted de Corsia ... Lukie Luzette

Mike Mazurki ... Mac Mozolla

Mel Blanc ... Pancho
George Mann ... Tall Wrangler
Frank Mitchell ... Little Wrangler
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Dorothy Abbott ... Model (uncredited)
Bette Arlen ... Model (uncredited)
Sue Casey ... Model (uncredited)
Georgia Clancy ... Minor Role (uncredited)

G. Pat Collins ... Detective (uncredited)
Heinie Conklin ... Groom (uncredited)
Sayre Dearing ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Juan Duval ... Groom / Voice of Record (voice) (uncredited)
Douglas Evans ... Radio Contest Announcer (voice) (uncredited)
Barton Fellows ... Announcer (uncredited)
Charles Ferguson ... Swim Race Official (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ... Woman at Swim Suit Show (uncredited)
Diane Gump ... Model (uncredited)
Jackie Hammette ... Model (uncredited)
Tom Hanlon ... Polo Match Broadcaster (voice) (uncredited)
Theresa Harris ... Matilda the Maid (uncredited)
Dell Henderson ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Clarence Hennecke ... Gardner (uncredited)
Michael Jordan ... Henchman #2 (uncredited)
Harold Krueger ... Coach (uncredited)

Joi Lansing ... Linda (uncredited)
Bill Lewin ... Swim Race Official (uncredited)
Kay Mansfield ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Lillian Molieri ... Cigarette Girl (uncredited)
Matt Moore ... Swim Race Official (uncredited)
Lonnie Pierce ... Model (uncredited)
Tom Quinn ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Dewey Robinson ... Henchman #1 (uncredited)
Cosmo Sardo ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Carl Saxe ... Announcer (uncredited)
Sara Shane ... Miss Pratt (uncredited)
Dick Simmons ... Mr. Magoo (uncredited)
Henry Sylvester ... Headwaiter (uncredited)
Dee Turnell ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Danilo Valente ... South American Player (uncredited)
Pierre Watkin ... Mr. Canford (uncredited)
Roque Ybarra ... Groom (uncredited)

Directed by
Edward Buzzell 
 
Writing credits
Dorothy Kingsley (screenplay)

Ray Singer (additional dialogue) and
Dick Chevillat (additional dialogue)

Produced by
Jack Cummings .... producer
 
Original Music by
Leo Arnaud (uncredited)
George Stoll (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Charles Rosher 
 
Film Editing by
Cotton Warburton  (as Irvine Warburton)
 
Art Direction by
Edward C. Carfagno 
Cedric Gibbons 
 
Set Decoration by
Edwin B. Willis 
 
Costume Design by
Irene 
 
Makeup Department
Jack Dawn .... makeup artist
Sydney Guilaroff .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Dave Friedman .... production manager (uncredited)
William Kaplan .... production manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joel Freeman .... assistant director
Jack Greenwood .... assistant director: Buzzell unit (uncredited)
Charles O'Malley .... assistant director: Donahue unit (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Arthur Krams .... associate set decorator
Frank Wesselhoff .... painter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Douglas Shearer .... recording supervisor
Ralph A. Pender .... sound (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Gil Perkins .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Frank Barnes .... grip (uncredited)
John M. Nickolaus Jr. .... camera operator (uncredited)
Frank Shugrue .... still photographer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Leo Arnaud .... orchestrator
Hechavarria Rafael Cueto .... composer: song "Carnavales De Oriente"
Jack Donohue .... musical numbers creation and direction
Rafael Hernández .... composer: song "Cachita"
Esy Morales .... composer: song "Jungle Fantasy"
Bernardo Sancristóbal .... composer: song "Cachita"
George Stoll .... musical director
Albert Sendrey .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Henri Jaffa .... associate technicolor color director
Natalie Kalmus .... technicolor color director
Grace Dubray .... script supervisor (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
95 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Esther Williams was pregnant, with her first son, Benjamin Stanton "Ben" Gage, while this movie, Neptune's Daughter was being filmed.See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Throughout the movie Mel Blanc's character is referred to as Julio, but in the cast credits at the end of the film his name is Pancho.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Million Dollar Mermaid (1952)See more »
Soundtrack:
Jungle RhumbaSee more »

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8 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Fun, 22 August 2007
Author: ryancm from United States

Hey, this is a topper. One of the best of WILLIAMS swim films, mainly because it has the great Betty Garrett. Her scenes are wonderful, and she and Red Skelton are wonderful together. The Red and Betty seduction scene where he's trying to act like a Spaniard is sensational and wait until he tastes Garretts appetizer. Sheer genius. The new DVD copy is terrific, sharp and clear. Yes, its MGM's clean-cut studio bound movie, but it's what MGM did best. Haven't seen the other WILLIAMS movies in the collection yet, but am looking forward. Also looking forward to another volume and hope that her best, yet under-rated SKIRTS AHOY is included. See this for pure fun.

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