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Nancy Goes to Rio (1950)

 -  Comedy | Musical  -  10 March 1950 (USA)
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A mother and daughter compete over the same singing role and, unbeknownst to each other, the same man.

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Cast

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Frances Elliott
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Nancy Barklay
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Paul Berten
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Marina Rodrigues
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Gregory Elliott
Scotty Beckett ...
Scotty Sheldan
Fortunio Bonanova ...
Ricardo Domingos
Glenn Anders ...
Arthur Barrett
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Mrs. Harrison
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Alfredo
Frank Fontaine ...
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A mother and daughter compete over the same singing role and, unbeknownst to each other, the same man.

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Comedy | Musical

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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Trivia

In the marketplace, both MGM Records and Decca released versions of Carmen Miranda's pair of frolicsome movie songs, "Yipsee-I-O" (music and lyrics by Ray Gilbert) and "Ca-Room-Pa-Pa" (music and lyrics by Luiz Gonzaga, Humberto Teixeira and Gilbert). The MGM soundtrack album contained the prerecordings. For her last Decca session, Carmen was matched with The Andrews Sisters on each side of the single. See more »

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When Nancy returns to her room after the shipboard dinner, it is late at night, but whenever we see the ocean behind her, it is bright day. See more »

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based on a story by Jane Hall, Frederick Kohner and Ralph Block See more »

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Featured in Carmen Miranda: Bananas Is My Business (1995) See more »

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Baião (Ca-Room' Pa Pa)
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Written by Humberto Teixeira and Luiz Gonzaga
English lyrics by Ray Gilbert
Performed by Carmen Miranda and chorus
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Carmen Miranda and the Explosion at the Technicolor Factory
12 February 2005 | by See all my reviews

A so-so musical comedy, chipper and competently shot on the studio back lot far, far away from Rio. If there's any reason to watch this corny confection, it would be for the show-stopping number by Carmen Miranda in the nightclub. The hues alone are incredible! Everything is dripping in rich, over-saturated color - the costumes, the set - it's like an explosion at the Technicolor factory. The production designer and director were surely using the process to "wow" the audience used to common, flatter black and white films for so long, similar to the 3D process that would come along later. Inside this gem of a scene is Miranda's dance performance, which is really energetic and quite imaginative. If you ever wanted to test your TV screen color and balance, this scene from this piece of 50s flash might be the one to do that with. The rest of the film? Meh... hokum, but quaint.


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