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Director:
Writer:
Earl Baldwin (written by)
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Release Date:
26 December 1951 (Sweden) See more »
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Tagline:
A Resplendent Day Hits Broadway!
Plot:
Pretty Melinda Howard has been abroad singing with a musical troupe. She decides to return home to surprise... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win See more »
User Reviews:
Good and old fashioned See more (17 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Doris Day ... Melinda Howard

Gene Nelson ... Tom Farnham

S.Z. Sakall ... Adolph Hubbell

Billy De Wolfe ... Lefty Mack

Gladys George ... Jessica Howard
Florence Bates ... Mrs. Anna Hubbell
Anne Triola ... Gloria Davis
Hanley Stafford ... George Ferndel - Producer
Page Cavanaugh Trio ... Themselves
Carlo De Mattiazzi ... Dance Specialty
Constance De Mattiazzi ... Dance Specialty
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Murray Alper ... Joe the Bartender (uncredited)
Jimmy Aubrey ... Ship's Steward (uncredited)
Brooks Benedict ... Reporter (uncredited)
James Conaty ... Theatregoer in Box (uncredited)
Herschel Daugherty ... Sidney (uncredited)
Franklyn Farnum ... Ship Passenger (uncredited)
Elizabeth Flournoy ... Secretary (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ... Ship Passenger / Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
Carl Harbaugh ... Doorman (uncredited)
Ray Heindorf ... Ship's Orchestra Leader (uncredited)
Hans Herbert ... Headwaiter (uncredited)
Shep Houghton ... Specialty Dancer (uncredited)
Sheldon Jett ... Gus (uncredited)
John Milton Kennedy ... The Radio Announcer (voice) (uncredited)
Donald Kerr ... Driver (uncredited)
Mike Lally ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Edith Leslie ... Jessica's Nurse (uncredited)
Jimmy Lloyd ... Reporter (uncredited)
Charles Marsh ... Reporter (uncredited)
Philo McCullough ... Headwaiter (uncredited)
Paul McGuire ... Reporter (uncredited)
Harold Miller ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Jack Mower ... Theatregoer (uncredited)
Barry Norton ... Ship Passenger (uncredited)
William J. O'Brien ... Nightclub Waiter (uncredited)
Suzanne Ridgeway ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Arlyn Roberts ... Blonde Showgirl (uncredited)
Jeffrey Sayre ... Ship Passenger / Party Guest (uncredited)
Gerald Oliver Smith ... Salesman at Fur Shop (uncredited)
Larry Steers ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Charles Williams ... Reporter (uncredited)
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Directed by
David Butler 
 
Writing credits
Earl Baldwin (written by)

Produced by
William Jacobs .... producer
 
Original Music by
Howard Jackson (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Wilfred M. Cline 
 
Film Editing by
Irene Morra 
 
Art Direction by
Douglas Bacon 
 
Set Decoration by
Lyle B. Reifsnider 
 
Costume Design by
Milo Anderson 
 
Makeup Department
Gordon Bau .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Ann Locker .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Bill Phillips .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
C. Carter Gibson .... second assistant director (uncredited)
Philip Quinn .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Gene Delaney .... assistant props (uncredited)
Budd Friend .... props (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Stanley Jones .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Frank Flanagan .... gaffer (uncredited)
Gibby Germaine .... best boy (uncredited)
Bud Graybill .... still photographer (uncredited)
Paul Hill .... technician (uncredited)
Harry Marsh .... assistant camera (uncredited)
George Gordon Nogle .... camera operator (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Patricia Davidson .... wardrobe: women (uncredited)
Joan Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
Leon Roberts .... wardrobe: men (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Ray Heindorf .... musical director
Frank Perkins .... orchestrator
Howard Jackson .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Mitchell Kovaleski .... technicolor color consultant
Eddie Prinz .... choreographer
LeRoy Prinz .... choreographer
Al White Jr. .... choreographer (as Al White)
Adrian Crossett .... stand-in: Gene Nelson (uncredited)
Rosita Delva .... stand-in: Anne Triola (uncredited)
Miriam Franklin .... assistant dance director (uncredited)
Eddie Graham .... assistant dance director (uncredited)
Elmore Henderson .... stand-in: S.Z. Sakall (uncredited)
Gene Nelson .... choreographer (uncredited)
Dolly Robbin .... stand-in: Doris Day (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
92 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)
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Trivia:
Doris Day's 10-inch Columbia LP of selections from the film score captured first place on the "Billboard" pop albums chart.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: Gloria reads a copy of Variety with news on the back cover; in reality, the back cover of this publication has always been reserved for full-page ads.See more »
Quotes:
Melinda Howard:[handing Tom a penny] There's a message on that to you from the women of the world.
Tom Farnham:In God We Trust
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Movie Connections:
Featured in The 100 Greatest Musicals (2003) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Lullaby of BroadwaySee more »

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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Good and old fashioned, 9 May 2005
Author: ryancm from United States

If you can leave reality at the door, you're going to enjoy LULLABY OF Broadway. Doris returns from Europe hoping to surprise her mother who she thinks is a big Broadway star. She actually has fallen on bad times and is singing in a dive the the Village. When Doris arrives to her mothers supposedly grand home, the staff covers and says her mother is on tour. Instead of fretting, why doesn't she just ask what show and what city she is in? Then, of course, there would be no plot which is almost plot less anyway. Another "leave reality at the door" is when Gene Nelson at a gala says to Doris, "Hey, let's do that number we've been rehearsing" Then is seconds the full chorus and costumes and scenery appear!!! What?? Aside from that I really enjoyed this movie. Great numbers and wonderful acting by all. Too bad the story wasn't as good as the other aspects. This is part of the Doris Day collection and is certainly worth a look, implausible as it is. But then aren't all musicals?

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