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Too Young to Kiss (1951)

Passed | | Comedy, Romance | 3 March 1952 (Australia)
Eric Wainwright (Van Johnson), a busy impresario, is besieged by hordes of wannabe concert stars, eager for their big break. One of them is Cynthia Potter (June Allyson), a talented pianist... See full summary »

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Airs Tue. Feb. 28, 4:00 AM on TCM

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Cynthia Potter
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Eric Wainwright
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John Tirsen
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Denise Dorcet (as Paula Corday)
Kathryn Givney ...
Miss Benson
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Danny Cutler
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Mr. Sparrow
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Mrs. Boykin
Antonio Filauri ...
Veloti
Jo Gilbert ...
Gloria
Alexander Steinert ...
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Eric Wainwright (Van Johnson), a busy impresario, is besieged by hordes of wannabe concert stars, eager for their big break. One of them is Cynthia Potter (June Allyson), a talented pianist... but she can't get in to see him. When she learns that Wainwright is auditioning young musicians for a children's concert tour, Cynthia dons braces and bobby sox and passes herself off as a child prodigy. Written by Dan Navarro <daneldorado@yahoo.com>

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M-G-M's hilarious answer to the question: WHEN IS A MISS TOO YOUNG TO KISS? (original poster) See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Passed | See all certifications »
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3 March 1952 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

La ingenua maliciosa  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Fifth of six movies that paired June Allyson and Van Johnson, (although "Till the Clouds Roll By" was an ensemble cast). See more »

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Piano Concerto in A Minor
Music by Edvard Grieg
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Wonderful movie -laughable and serious at the same time
9 April 2004 | by (Corona, CA) – See all my reviews

I saw a person who had an ambition, a desire to succeed but was not given the chance (based on the story) to prove herself. She reached the stage to try most anything (not recommended for all situations) to be heard and prove here ability. If a person is that talented and have exhausted all other means - then sometimes drastic measures are acceptable. The acting was wonderful but I was captivated by the piano music. Wonderful composer and musician (whoever played the music - I assume that June was that talented - if so - GREAT. As far as matters of the heart are concerned - it was was not that far-out and did not overstep the bounds of decency and permissiveness. June (the character) was aware and in control of her actions.


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