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Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a ... See full summary »

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Kitty McNeil
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Donald Elwood
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Edmund Pohlwhistle
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Carola Everett
Lucile Watson ...
Serena Everett
Gregory Moffett ...
Richard 'Richie' Everett
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Larry Channock
Shepperd Strudwick ...
Timothy Bryant
Melville Cooper ...
Charles Wagstaffe
Harold Huber ...
Marcel
George Zucco ...
Judge Mackenzie
Peggy Badley ...
Bubbles Malone
Virginia Toland ...
Elsie
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Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child. She tries to evade her paternal grandmother, who wants her to live in a way according to the customs of her dead husband's class. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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HEARTS ARE DANCING WITH JOY! (original print ad - all caps)


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29 November 1950 (USA)  »

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Nasci Para Bailar  »

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Tunnel of Love
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Written by Frank Loesser
Performed by Betty Hutton and Fred Astaire
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Charming and Exciting
27 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I grew up on this movie, so I may be a little biased, but... The characters are genuine and their needs believable. The heroine is driven from the home of her son's overbearing grandmother and into the nightclub scene - which is wholesome and romantic because it's the fifties. There, she earns her keep and finds the most loyal friends a girl could ever want. In her flirty roles of cigarette girl and singer, she has a run-in with the love of her life and the perfect, singer-dancer dad for her little boy. By the end, if you are not too cynical, you will be rooting for the lovers to hop onto the 'Love Boat' and ride downstream together.


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