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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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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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3 March 1952 (Australia)  »

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La ingenua maliciosa  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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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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Revolutionary Etude
Music by Frédéric Chopin
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Great music, OK movie
2 April 2004 | by (Brooklyn) – See all my reviews

A pleasant film about a Midwestern girl trying to make it in the cut-throat world of professional classical music. It definitely resembles "The Major and the Minor," but it's neither as funny nor as endearing. Still, it's chock full of "popular" classical music, which makes the movie extra entertaining. (The theme that one recognizes from "The Wizard of Oz" is actually Robert Schumann's "The Happy Farmer.") June Allyson is always fun to watch, but her comic talents aren't really given full play here. Van Johnson is a bit too hyper (and a little sleazy); indeed, the whole movie seems a bit too full of nervous energy, as if everyone in it were in a big hurry to get it over with.


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