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Young at Heart (1954)

Approved | | Drama, Musical, Romance | December 1954 (USA)
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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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 »

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When Day and Sinatra are icing the gingerbread men/persons, they refill the icing gun, but the icing is added on top of the plunger. See more »

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Gregory Tuttle: [walking in on the girls calmly setting the table] Something's wrong here.
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Remake of Always in My Heart (1942) See more »

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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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Superlative movie musical
12 October 2001 | by (United States of America) – See all my reviews

Excellent story; talented, charismatic cast; fine direction; wonderful presentation of songs; redeeming values abound. Movie's ending is a rewarding, poignant emotional exclamation point. Bravo! A vintage example of quality Hollywood musical entertainment.


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