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Where's Charley? (1952)

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From the popular Broadway show, a musical adaptation Brandon Thomas's 1890's farce about an Oxford undergraduate posing as a classmate's aunt from Brazil--"where the nuts come from." ... See full summary »

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From the popular Broadway show, a musical adaptation Brandon Thomas's 1890's farce about an Oxford undergraduate posing as a classmate's aunt from Brazil--"where the nuts come from." Notable mainly for Frank Loesser's score and Ray Bolger's spectacular dance to "Once in Love with Amy."

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24 October 1952 (Finland)  »

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La marraine de Charley  »

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The Broadway production opened at the St. James Theater on October 11, 1948 and ran for 792 performances. Ray Bolger Allyn Ann McLerieand Horace Cooper reprised their roles in the movie version. See more »

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Version of Charley's Aunt (1925) See more »

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THE NEW ASHMOLEAN MARCHING SOCIETY AND STUDENTS' CONSERVATORY BAND
Written by Frank Loesser
Performed by the Ensemble
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Where's Charley on DVD please.
25 January 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I too loved this film and would be over the moon to be able to have a copy on DVD. I think that the scene where Ray Bolger sings 'Once in love with Amy' is fabulous. I think everyone remembers Ray Bolger as the scarecrow in the Wizard of Oz where he was one of the main cast members (he was originally meant to play the tin man and Buddy Ebsen was going to play the scarecrow), but I think this was a true starring role for him and he rose to the challenge. It's a true family film and one where you don't have to worry about violence or language, which makes a change in this day and age. Come on people let's get this released on DVD so everyone can enjoy it.


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