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The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady (1950)

 -  Comedy | Musical  -  29 April 1950 (USA)
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Patricia O'Grady is the daughter of Irish Vaudeville performer, Rosie O'Grady, and is being raised along with her sisters by her father who believes the Vaudeville life contributed to his ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
June Haver ...
Patricia O'Grady
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Tony Pastor
James Barton ...
Dennis O'Grady
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Miklos 'Mike' Teretzky (as Cuddles Sakall)
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Doug Martin
Sean McClory ...
James Moore
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Maureen O'Grady
Marcia Mae Jones ...
Katie O'Grady (as Marsha Jones)
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Mrs. Murphy
Virginia Lee ...
Virginia Lee
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Patricia O'Grady is the daughter of Irish Vaudeville performer, Rosie O'Grady, and is being raised along with her sisters by her father who believes the Vaudeville life contributed to his wife's early demise. Thus he doesn't want his daughters involved in any way with performing arts, so when she falls for a performer, successful Tony Pastor, their love faces a challenge from dad. As might be expected, there are some complications, but there is finally acceptance and reunion as father and daughter reconcile by the end of the movie. Thirteen songs and eight dances surround the dialog in this comedy/ musical. Film also is the first major role for Debbie Reynolds (Maureen O'Grady). Written by horacep

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29 April 1950 (USA)  »

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A Filha de Rosie O'Grady  »

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Speaking debut of Debbie Reynolds; she had been in June Bride (1948) previously, but without dialogue. See more »

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The Picture That's Turned to the Wall
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Written by Charles Graham
Performed by June Haver
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A fictitious biography of Tony Pastor
7 December 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Tony Pastor is generally considered the founder of the vaudeville form of entertainment. This fictitious biography bears little resemblance to Tony's actual life. Tony is enamored of a girl whose father keeps his daughter on a tight leash, which causes them to secretly hope to spread their wings. The cast, directed by David Butler, could not better represent Hollywood's golden musicals. June Haver, Gene Nelson and Cuddles Szakall are at their most iconic. Debbie Reynolds has her first long speaking role, while Gordon Macrae's portrayal of the title character elevated him to Hollywood stardom. The dancing is extraordinary. The music is a pleasant enough mix of new songs and recreations of old Victorian favorites. The plot is not among the weakest of Hollywood musicals, but its easily digestible Christams season storyboard is marred by some scenes in which the dialogue is totally outdated today and even seems insipid.


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