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Walking My Baby Back Home (1953)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical | 6 December 1953 (USA)
Walking My Baby Back Home is a 1953 American musical comedy film starring Donald O'Connor, Janet Leigh, and Buddy Hackett.

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Clarence 'Jigger' Millard
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Chris Hall
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Blimp Edwards
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Claire Millard
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'Smiley' Gordon (as Scat Man Crothers)
Kathleen Lockhart ...
Mrs. Millard
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Col. Dan Wallace
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Rodney Millard
Norman Abbott ...
Doc
Phil Garris ...
Hank
Walter Kingsford ...
Uncle Henry Hall
Sidney Miller ...
Walter Thomas
The Modernaires ...
Themselves
The Sportsmen Quartet ...
Themselves - The Sportsmen (as The Sportsmen)
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Walking My Baby Back Home is a 1953 American musical comedy film starring Donald O'Connor, Janet Leigh, and Buddy Hackett.

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Comedy | Musical

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Les yeux de ma mie  »

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In Columbo: Forgotten Lady (1975), Janet Leigh plays "Grace Wheeler Willis", a once great film star and dancer. A clip from this film is shown and referenced as one of the fictitious "Grace Wheeler Willis'" best films. See more »

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Featured in Columbo: Forgotten Lady (1975) See more »

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Man's Gotta Eat
by Scatman Crothers (as Scat Man Crothers) & F.E. Miller
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27 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

November of 1985 was the first occasion on which I had the pleasure of seeing "Columbo: Forgotten Lady," the episode during which scenes from "Walking My Baby Back Home" are very prominently shown and add to the charm of the story. As unbelievable as this may sound, I very recently had to opportunity to see the movie "Walking My Baby Back Home" in its entirety--after more than 20 years of curiosity. The movie did not disappoint.

Janet Leigh and Donald O'Connor steal the show, with Buddy Hackett an excellent supporting sidekick. Although I must admit that the movie would mean very little to me if I were not such a "Columbo" fan, it is undeniable that "Walking My Baby Back Home" is a treat. I have watched it at least five times already since recently acquiring a copy from an e-bay seller and find it to be very entertaining and relaxing.

The movie has excellent musical numbers. The only negative is that the plot seems to be nothing much more than an excuse to lead into singing and dancing, which is fine with me. I wish they would make a lot more movies with the same quality, consideration, and dedication as obviously put forth in "Walking My Baby Back Home."


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