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Because You're Mine (1952)

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

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Cast

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Renaldo Rossano
Doretta Morrow ...
Bridget Batterson
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Sergeant 'Bat' Batterson
Dean Miller ...
Ben Jones
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Francesca Landers (as Paula Corday)
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Patty Ware
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Mrs. Edna Montville
Curtis Cooksey ...
General Louis Montville
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Captain Burton Nordell Loring
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Albert Parkson Foster
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Artie Pilcer
Ralph Reed ...
Horsey Jackson
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Mrs. Rossano
Alexander Steinert ...
Maestro Paradoni
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A famous opera singer falls for his sergeant's sister at boot camp.

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Comedy | Musical

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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

Sextette
(uncredited)
from the opera "Lucia di Lammermoor"
Music by Gaetano Donizetti
Libretto by Salvatore Cammarano
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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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