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Because You're Mine (1952)

 -  Comedy | Musical  -  October 1952 (USA)
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Famous tenor Renaldo Rossano (Lanza) is one month away from being too old to be drafted but ends up in the Army... See full synopsis »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Renaldo Rossano
Doretta Morrow ...
Bridget Batterson
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Sergeant 'Bat' Batterson
Dean Miller ...
Ben Jones
Rita Corday ...
Francesca Landers (as Paula Corday)
Jeff Donnell ...
Patty Ware
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Mrs. Edna Montville
Curtis Cooksey ...
General Louis Montville
Don Porter ...
Captain Burton Nordell Loring
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Albert Parkson Foster
Bobby Van ...
Artie Pilcer
Ralph Reed ...
Horsey Jackson
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Mrs. Rossano
Alexander Steinert ...
Maestro Paradoni
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Famous tenor Renaldo Rossano (Lanza) is one month away from being too old to be drafted but ends up in the Army... See full synopsis »

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October 1952 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mein Herz singt nur für Dich  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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The older woman who asks for Renaldo's autograph is played by Mario Lanza's real-life mother; the unspeaking man with her is Mario's father. See more »

Soundtracks

Ora è per sempre addio
(uncredited)
from the opera "Otello"
Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Arrigo Boito
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Singer gets girl, singer loses girl, singer wins in the end.
1 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Some people think that this is the best of Mario Lanza's 10 film appearances. It actually had a good story behind it.

Lanza plays an Elvis-type role (G.I. Blues) as he goes into the Army. He hits the jackpot immediately as his drill sergeant is a big fan, and he also wants to get his sister on stage. Lanza, of course, falls for the sister, Doretta Morrow, in her only movie role.

Their duet, Because You're Mine, was nominated for an Oscar, but lost to High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darlin').

It was a good story of love found, lost, and found again, with a bucket-load of Lanza songs.


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