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Sweethearts on Parade (1953)

Approved  |   |  Drama, Music, Romance  |  15 July 1953 (USA)
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Cam Ellerby (Ray Middleton) brings his traveling medicine show to town and it spells glamor and excitement to young Sylvia Townsend (Eileen Christy). Her mother, Kathleen (Lucille Norman), ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ray Middleton ...
Cam Ellerby
Lucille Norman ...
Kathleen Townsend
Eileen Christy ...
Sylvia Townsend Ellerby
Bill Shirley ...
Bill Gamble
Estelita Rodriguez ...
Lolita Lamont (as Estelita)
Clinton Sundberg ...
Dr. Harold Wayne
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Irving Bacon ...
Sheriff Doolittle
Leon Tyler ...
Tommy Wayne
Marjorie Wood ...
Wardrobe Woman
Mara Corday ...
Belle
Ann McCrea ...
Flo
Tex Terry ...
Zebe
Emory Parnell ...
Mayor
George Bamby ...
Musician
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Cam Ellerby (Ray Middleton) brings his traveling medicine show to town and it spells glamor and excitement to young Sylvia Townsend (Eileen Christy). Her mother, Kathleen (Lucille Norman), recalls the days when she was part of a similar troupe before her husband began wandering. Kathleen has plans to remarry, but discovers that Ellerby is her long-lost husband. Most of the story takes place in Kokomo, Indiana and the full name, as expressed in the film, of the sign-painter Jim Riley (Harry Carey Jr.)is James Whitcomb Riley, who later wrote a poem or two. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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ONLY A WOMAN...could know a strange love like this! See more »

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Drama | Music | Romance

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15 July 1953 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sweetheart Time  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Rex Allen was originally cast as Jim Riley, but was replaced by Harry Carey Jr.; however, Rex Allen still provided Jim Riley's singing voice. See more »

Soundtracks

Then You'll Remember Me
(uncredited)
from "The Bohemian Girl"
Music by Michael William Balfe
New Lyrics by Allan Dwan
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I remember seeing this in 1953 when I was 11 years old and loved it.
3 May 2003 | by (Bridgeport, CT) – See all my reviews

I remember this film as bright and cheerful with the usual romantic complications. I was much taken with the song "Flow Gently Sweet Afton" and insisted on learning to play it on our old parlor organ. I would love to see it again. I don't think it is on video.


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