Because You're Mine (1952)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Musical  |  October 1952 (USA)
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A famous opera singer falls for his sergeant's sister at boot camp.



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Complete credited cast:
Renaldo Rossano
Doretta Morrow ...
Bridget Batterson
Sergeant 'Bat' Batterson
Dean Miller ...
Ben Jones
Rita Corday ...
Francesca Landers (as Paula Corday)
Jeff Donnell ...
Patty Ware
Mrs. Edna Montville
Curtis Cooksey ...
General Louis Montville
Captain Burton Nordell Loring
Albert Parkson Foster
Bobby Van ...
Artie Pilcer
Ralph Reed ...
Horsey Jackson
Mrs. Rossano
Alexander Steinert ...
Maestro Paradoni


A famous opera singer falls for his sergeant's sister at boot camp.

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Comedy | Musical


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Release Date:

October 1952 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mein Herz singt nur für Dich  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)



Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


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 »


Per me, ora fatale
from the opera Il Trovatore
by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Salvatore Cammarano
Sung by James Whitmore
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BECAUSE YOU'RE MINE a total joy to hear and see!!!!
6 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

An afternoon of complete JOY hearing Mario Lanza singing....also and an extra in hearing Doretta Morrow. Lanza's Granada was electrifying. One of the nice extras of retirement is being able to enjoy the afternoon or evening in such heavenly company.

The total music in this movie is superb. Anyone who enjoys music no matter what age should enjoy Lanza's movies. They should be a teaching tool for singers and musicians of all ages. Today we are not teaching our children to appreciate fine music and to enjoy listening and learning about what it means to the heart and soul. Truly these movies are masterpieces of art and should be treated as such.

Rose Clary

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