Attorney, Purdom, and singer, Damone, romance two sisters, Reynolds and Powell, who live with and are strongly influenced by eccentric, health oriented and star gazing grandparents.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Athena Mulvain
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Minerva Mulvain
Virginia Gibson ...
Niobe Mulvain
Nancy Kilgas ...
Aphrodite Mulvain
Dolores Starr ...
Calliope Mulvain
Jane Fischer ...
Medea Mulvain
Cecile Rogers ...
Ceres Mulvain
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Adam Calhorn Shaw
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Johnny Nyle
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Grandpa Ulysses Mulvain
Evelyn Varden ...
Grandma Salome Mulvain
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Beth Hallson
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Mr. Tremaine
Carl Benton Reid ...
Mr. Griswalde
Howard Wendell ...
Mr. Grenville
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Attorney, Purdom, and singer, Damone, romance two sisters, Reynolds and Powell, who live with and are strongly influenced by eccentric, health oriented and star gazing grandparents. Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

4 November 1954 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

As Tentações de Adão  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

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(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.75 : 1
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Trivia

The song "Faster Than Sound" by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane was recorded but not used in the final print. See more »

Goofs

When Johnny offers Athena a lift back to her family's store rather than having her walk back, lack of shadows indicates it right around noon - yet it dark when they finally arrive at store, meaning the car ride has taken six or seven hours. See more »

Quotes

Minerva Mulvain: Pneumonia, how old-fashioned.
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Soundtracks

The Girl Next Door
Music by Hugh Martin
Lyrics by Ralph Blane
Sung by Vic Damone
Originally in Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) as "The Boy Next Door"
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Film strangely magical for me
10 June 2004 | by (United States, Texas) – See all my reviews

I caught this film on TCM the other day and I must say I was strangely enthralled by it. There was something magical about the atmosphere created in this film with the sets and the star fields. Jane Powell's singing of "Love can change the Stars" was especially mesmerizing and it made me want to immediately go and get "Seven Brides For Seven Brothers". Steve Reeves was especially notable in this film. The weightlifting competition was yet another treat to behold. The song and dance numbers were lively and Debbie Reynolds was a dynamo. All in all, I taped this film and have reviewed it many times since.


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