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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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This may be the only Hollywood musical that bears no music credits. Musical director Ray Heindorf had his name removed because of a new ruling that the term "musical director" was to be replaced with the credit "Music supervised and conducted by..." 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

Laurie Tuttle: All I know is there's a straight jacket waiting on you with your number.
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Hold Me in Your Arms
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Written by Ray Heindorf, Charles Henderson and Don Pippin
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Sinatra at his very best
12 April 2000 | by (Newcastle upon Tyne, England) – See all my reviews

This film features Sinatra relishing some great songs and some fine dialogue which suits him perfectly. The scene where he sings "Someone to Watch Over Me" at the cafe piano is quite unforgettable. This is a very re-watchable movie with a fine cast - Doris Day, Gig Young, Ethel Barrymore, Brian Keith etc.

The standard songs are joined by some new ones written for the production - and they too are a total delight. A fine example of 1950s Americana as seen by Hollywood.


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