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Somebody Loves Me (1952)

Blossom Seeley climbs to Broadway success with her partner Benny Fields, then retires to become his wife.

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Blossom 'Bloss' Seeley
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Ben 'Benny' Fields
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Sam Doyle
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Nola Beach
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Blossom Seeley climbs to Broadway success with her partner Benny Fields, then retires to become his wife.

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24 September 1952 (USA)  »

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C'est toi que j'aime  »

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Betty Hutton made this musical soon after undergoing surgery to remove a growth on her vocal cords. See more »

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Jack Benny is credited onscreen by a placard at the benefit in which he appears. See more »

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On San Francisco Bay
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Music by Gertrude Hoffman
Lyrics by Vincent Bryan
Sung by Betty Hutton
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A terrific movie, and a terrific Hutton!
14 May 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Somebody Loves Me is a terrific vehicle for Betty Hutton, who in turn elevates an undistinguished script by being simply sensational in each musical number of the film. She is gorgeous in this movie, and her singing was never better, especially the title song plus 'Way Down Yonder in New Orleans", "San Fransisco Bay", "Rose Garden" and "Dixie Dream".

As everyone knows, Betty Hutton has no peer in belting out a song, but she also has the most amazing ability to sing a torch song or a ballad in such a way as to break your heart. She was always under-appreciated--probably because her films didn't benefit from the big budgets that MGM put into their musicals--but if you watch 'Somebody Loves Me', I think you'll agree that no one was better in making entertaining musicals.

God bless her soul.


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