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Painting the Clouds with Sunshine (1951)

Approved | | Musical | 10 October 1951 (USA)
Tired of her boyfriend's gambling, a young woman joins two vaudeville performers on a trek to Las Vegas to search for millionaires to marry.

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Vince Nichols
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Carol
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Ted Lansing
Lucille Norman ...
Abby
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Uncle Felix
Virginia Gibson ...
June
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Bennington Lansing
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Sam Parks
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When boyfriend Vince Nichols won't give up his gambling, Abby joins vaudeville partners Carol and June in a trek to Las Vegas searching for millionaires, followed by playboy Ted Lansing with a big crush on Abby. When the girls learn that uncle Felix Hoff is going broke with his casino, Abby accepts Ted because of his wealth. Arriving to halt the nuptials is Ted's banker cousin from Boston, Bennington, and an irate Vince. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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10 October 1951 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alâimisema Ülkesi  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The Hollywood sign in the opening shot is incorrectly shown as red neon. The HOLLYWOOD sign has always been white letters since it was originally erected in 1923 when it read HOLLYWOODLAND and even when reduced to just HOLLYWOOD in 1949. See more »

Connections

Remake of The Gold Diggers (1923) See more »

Soundtracks

Little Brown Jug
(uncredited)
Written by Joseph Winner
Danced by Virginia Gibson and Gene Nelson
Also sung by a chorus at the hoedown
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Loved it! Loved it!
10 July 2015 | by (New York, New York) – See all my reviews

I have to say that I would never have watched this films by some of the reviews I read online, but glad I took a chance. It is a delightful film! I will admit I was pleasantly surprised with how much I did like it. I enjoyed it so much that I purchased a DVD copy for my own film library. Yes the story is corny by today's standards, but then again I can only take so much of 'today's standards'. This is a light, funny and wonderfully musical film that has a beginning, a middle, and an end unlike most films that are produced today. Love Virginia Mayo, who looks more beautiful in color than you could imagine.Dennis Morgan sings...who could ask for more! A great movie for a rainy afternoon...nothing more than pure entertainment!


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