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Anything Goes (1956)

Bill Benson and Ted Adams are to appear in a Broadway show together and, while in Paris, each 'discovers' the perfect leading lady for the plum female role. Each promises the prize role to ... See full summary »

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Bill Benson and Ted Adams are to appear in a Broadway show together and, while in Paris, each 'discovers' the perfect leading lady for the plum female role. Each promises the prize role to the girl they selected without informing the other until they head back across the Atlantic by liner - with each man having brought his choice along! It becomes a stormy crossing as each man has to tell his 'find' that she might not get the role after all. Written by Alfred Jingle

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Trivia

This was the last film shown on a television network in 1966. It made its television debut on New Year's Eve of that year, at 9:00 PM., on "NBC Saturday Night at the Movies". Immediately after the film, the New Year's Eve festivities began. See more »

Goofs

During the "You're The Top" number Bing Crosby and Mitzi Gaynor are on the lifeboat deck on one side of a partition while Donald O'Connor and Zizi Jeanmaire are on the other side. All are singing yet, though the deck is open to the sky, no one hears the others. Also, there are no partitions on a lifeboat deck. See more »

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Version of Musical Comedy Time: Anything Goes (1950) See more »

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Ya Gotta Give The People Hoke
Written by Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn
Performed by Bing Crosby and Donald O'Connor
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Thought it was cute
2 October 2005 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I had never seen the movie before I went out and bought it the other day. It was an impulse thing I know. But there are very few musicals that I've seen and not liked. Also I have yet to see a movie with Donald O'Connor in it and not love it and him even more than I already do. It was my first Bing Crosby film and though I thought he was okay in it I have to say the only reason for me has to be Donald. I love his dance and song solo number of bounce right back. It makes me smile and laugh each time I see it. It's a cute movie and puts you in a good mood each time you watch it. SO I'd get it a 10. It's one of Donald's best. It's a must see.


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