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Young at Heart (1954)

 -  Drama | Musical | Romance  -  December 1954 (USA)
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The lives and romances of three sisters in a musical family; the youngest daughter's life is complicated by the subsequent arrival of a charming composer and a cynical music arranger.

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When Alex enters the lives of the musical Tuttle family, each of the three daughters falls for him. He is charming, good looking and personable. Laurie and Alex seem made for each other and become engaged. When Barney comes into the picture to help Alex with some musical arrangements matters become complicated. He is seen as a challenge by Laurie, who can't believe anyone could be as cynical, and she is more than a match for his gloomy outlook on life. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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Man soll nicht mit der Liebe spielen  »

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Trivia

Doris Day wrote that Frank Sinatra disliked Day's husband/manager Martin Melcher so much that he threatened to walk off this film unless Melcher was banned from the Warner Brothers lot during production. Jack L. Warner issued this order to all studio security guards so that production would not be shut down. See more »

Goofs

When Laurie asks Barney why he doesn't have any plants in his window box, he says because they use up all the oxygen. Of course, plants actually use carbon dioxide and produce oxygen. See more »

Quotes

Barney Sloan: No flowers!
Laurie Tuttle: Why not?
Barney Sloan: Uh, they take up the oxygen.
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Connections

Referenced in The Long Day Closes (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

One for My Baby (and One More for the Road)
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Music by Harold Arlen
Lyrics Johnny Mercer
Sung by Frank Sinatra
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Like a lovely memory
28 October 2003 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

This is not a classic film. It won't be on any "Best Of" Lists. It is simply a wonderful film that you can enjoy when you want to see a good movie. I keep returning to this one, because it provides pure, unadulterated enjoyment. It is glossy entertainment, and unabashedly romantic. A perfect rainy afternoon movie.


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