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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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User Reviews:
They Don't Make Them Like This Anymore See more (13 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

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)

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)
Certification:

Did You Know?

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 »
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:
Remake of It's a Date (1940)See more »
Soundtrack:
Love Is Like ThisSee more »

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4 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
They Don't Make Them Like This Anymore, 24 March 2008
Author: chowse1 from United States

For practically the whole of Ann Southern's career she was predestined to be considered a competent, reasonably popular actress. In fact, she was considerably more than that and this film, until much later in her career, is the proof. The plot about an actress Mother (Southern) and her singing daughter (Powell) is two steps above hokey but the realization gives it status and sturdy performances in support carry the day. A subplot that has everything thinking the daughter might be with child was semi-shocking for the time but, today, might make one wonder what the fuss was about. The completely artificial looking sets-Rio as painted on a scrim-leave no doubt that this was filmed on the back lot.(And that illusion isn't helped by some included footage actually shot in Rio during Carnival.) But the singing and dancing are fun to watch, Jane Powell is in particularly good voice, and the thin plot just carries the day. But only just. Need I mention the happy ending? Did you think otherwise? So join Ann and the cast for a spurious adventure in Rio and remind yourself what good actors can do with very modest material.

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