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Tea for Two (1950)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 2 September 1950 (USA)
In this reworking of "No, No, Nanette," wealthy heiress Nanette Carter bets her uncle $25,000 that she can say "no" to everything for 48 hours. If she wins, she can invest the money in a ... See full summary »

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In this reworking of "No, No, Nanette," wealthy heiress Nanette Carter bets her uncle $25,000 that she can say "no" to everything for 48 hours. If she wins, she can invest the money in a Broadway show featuring songs written by her beau, and of course, in which she will star. Trouble is, she doesn't realize her uncle's been wiped out by the Stock Market crash. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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The film was the first in which Doris Day received top billing and marked the first time she danced on-screen. See more »

Goofs

Story takes place in weeks immediately following 1929 stock market crash (which occurred in late October), yet guests at East Coast estate where story is set have a pool party and wear summer clothes. See more »

Quotes

J. Maxwell Bloomhaus: My scotch it shrinks too.
Stevens, the Butler: Alcohol evaporates in the summer, sir.
J. Maxwell Bloomhaus: In the Sahara desert that much couldn't evaporate.
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Crazy Credits

The writing credit card originally read: Screen Play by Harry Clork, and the smudged out credit read: Suggested by the play "No, No, Nanette," by Frank Mandel, Otto Harbach, Vincent Youmans and Emil Nyitray.

Notably missing is the name of lyricist Irving Caesar, who was a co-lyricist of the original Broadway score of "No, No, Nanette." Yet receiving credit are Frank Mandel and Emil Nyitray, who actually wrote the play "My Lady Friends," on which the libretto of "Nanette" was based.

Apparently, there was a subsequent dispute involving these credits, the details of which remain obscure, but as part of the settlement of the matter, Warners agreed to blur the source credits on all future prints of the film (which now includes video, DVD, Blu-ray and cable TV versions). See more »

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Version of No, No, Nanette (1930) See more »

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Put 'em in a Box, Tie 'em with a Ribbon (and Throw 'em in the Deep Blue Sea)
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Music by Jule Styne
Danced to by the kids at the beginning
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Bravo; Compared to this, today's "similar" movies are terrible.
26 July 2003 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

An extreme pleasure to listen to the beautiful voices of MacCrae and Day; and not one bit of screaming. It was a pleasure to hear the songs sung as they were written. Today's performers(?) who have no range(except to scream and shout) merely change the tune when they can't reach the high notes.


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