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Director:
Writers:
Sidney Sheldon (screenplay)
Jane Hall (based on a story by) ...
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Release Date:
10 March 1950 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
A mother and daughter compete over the same singing role and, unbeknownst to each other, the same man. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Ann Sothern ... Frances Elliott

Jane Powell ... Nancy Barklay

Barry Sullivan ... Paul Berten

Carmen Miranda ... Marina Rodrigues

Louis Calhern ... Gregory Elliott
Scotty Beckett ... Scotty Sheldan
Fortunio Bonanova ... Ricardo Domingos
Glenn Anders ... Arthur Barrett

Nella Walker ... Mrs. Harrison

Hans Conried ... Alfredo
Frank Fontaine ... Masher
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jean Andren ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Sig Arno ... Georges (uncredited)
Carlos Barbe ... South American Man (uncredited)
Leon Belasco ... Prof. Gama (uncredited)
Irene Booth ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Dolores Boucher ... Drama Student (uncredited)
Anna Camargo ... South American Woman (uncredited)
Sue Casey ... Woman Backstage (uncredited)
Teresa Celli ... Receptionist (uncredited)
Freddie Chapman ... Drama Student (uncredited)
Bando da Lua ... Themselves (uncredited)
Bert Davidson ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Helen Dickson ... Mrs. Ballard (uncredited)
Ted Eckelberry ... Drama Student (uncredited)
Joaquin Elizondo ... Man at Table (uncredited)
Patricia Elliott ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ... Party Guest (uncredited)
William Forrest ... Attorney (uncredited)
John Goldsworthy ... Butler (uncredited)
Dickie Humphreys ... Drama Student (uncredited)
Fred Kelsey ... Morony (uncredited)
Cy Kendall ... Capt. Ritchie (uncredited)
Leonid Kinskey ... Ivan Putroff (uncredited)
Rena Lenart ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Wilbur Mack ... Mr. Harrison (uncredited)
Bert May ... Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Bert Moorhouse ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Forbes Murray ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Betty O'Kelly ... Drama Student (uncredited)
Shirley Powell ... Drama Student (uncredited)
Michael Raffetto ... Purser (uncredited)
Jerry Rush ... Drama Student (uncredited)
Danny Scholl ... Charles (uncredited)
Ransom M. Sherman ... Dr. Ballard (uncredited)
Bill Shirley ... Tenor in Operetta (uncredited)
Charles Smith ... Summer Stock Guitarist (uncredited)
Amzie Strickland ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Patricia Ann Taylor ... (uncredited)
Bobby Valentine ... Drama Student (uncredited)
Edward Vargo ... Drama Student (uncredited)
Pierre Watkin ... Michael (unconfirmed) (uncredited)

Frank Wilcox ... Kenneth Berten (uncredited)
Rudy Wissler ... Drama Student (uncredited)
Wilson Wood ... Party Guest (uncredited)
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Directed by
Robert Z. Leonard 
 
Writing credits
Sidney Sheldon (screenplay)

Jane Hall (based on a story by) &
Frederick Kohner (based on a story by) and
Ralph Block (based on a story by)

Produced by
Joe Pasternak .... producer
 
Original Music by
Conrad Salinger (uncredited)
George Stoll (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Ray June 
 
Film Editing by
Adrienne Fazan 
 
Art Direction by
Cedric Gibbons 
Jack Martin Smith 
 
Set Decoration by
Edwin B. Willis 
 
Costume Design by
Helen Rose 
 
Makeup Department
Jack Dawn .... makeup artist
Sydney Guilaroff .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Sergei Petschnikoff .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bert Glazer .... assistant director
Dave Marks .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Richard Pefferle .... associate set decorator
 
Sound Department
Douglas Shearer .... recording director
Charles E. Wallace .... sound (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
A. Arnold Gillespie .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Eric Carpenter .... still photographer
Dale Deverman .... camera operator
Mervin Price .... grip
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Joan Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
 
Music Department
George Stoll .... musical director
Robert Franklyn .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Albert Sendrey .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Robert Van Eps .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
John Banse .... script supervisor
Nick Castle .... choreographer
James Gooch .... technicolor color consultant
Henri Jaffa .... technicolor color consultant
 

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Runtime:
100 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:
This is a remake of the Deanna Durbin film It's a Date (1940). Both films were produced by Joe Pasternak, and in both the young star sings "Musetta's Waltz Song" from Puccini's opera "La Boheme".See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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 »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Baião (Ca-Room' Pa Pa)See more »

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It's a date with Nancy, 27 February 2014
Author: jarrodmcdonald-1 from United States

Every actor contributes significantly to this picture. Ann Sothern and Jane Powell deliver in ways they are expected to; and even Louis Calhern performs a number in a rare musical role. Barry Sullivan adds charm as the leading man, and Hans Conried, in a bit part, is letter-perfect as ever. But Carmen Miranda is the one that walks off with the movie, in two show-stopping numbers.

Sidney Sheldon's script has a lot of humor in it. Filmed in glorious Technicolor with some good on-location footage of Rio, including the carnival and parade at night. This was a remake of Universal's earlier film It's a Date, where the young ingénue was Deanna Durbin, and the mother was played by Kay Francis (who did not sing).

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