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Dance with Me, Henry (1956)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 22 December 1956 (USA)
Two goofballs try to run a beaten-down old amusement park.

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Rusty Hamer ...
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Miss Mayberry
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Father Mullahy
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Bootsie
Eddie Marr ...
Garvey
Richard Reeves ...
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Drake
Paul Sorensen ...
Dutch
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Storyline

Bud and Lou are the owners of the amusement park Kiddieland. Bud, a compulsive gambler, gets in trouble with the mob, and Lou finds himself struggling to keep his adopted children. When Bud is forced to make a shady deal, Lou tries to arrange a deal with the DA, but winds up framed for murder. Written by Ike

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ALL NEW AND EXCITING FUN...!! (original print ad - all caps) See more »

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22 December 1956 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Abbott e Costello e os Gangsters  »

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Trivia

Angela Cartwright, who would later play Rusty Hamer's sister in Make Room for Daddy (1953), appears for 10 seconds at the amusement park, as the little girl eating cotton candy about a quarter of the way through the film. See more »

Quotes

Mushie: I'll say this for you. You've got nerve.
Bud Flick: Eh. You'll have to look hard to find anybody more nervous than me.
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Connections

Referenced in The Munsters: Dance with Me, Herman (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Libiamo ne' lieti calici
(aka Drinking Song)
from the opera "La Traviata"
Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Sung by Gigi Perreau (dubbed by Marni Nixon)
Later sung briefly in jest by Lou Costello
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Abbott and Costello's Last Movie
14 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Dance With Me Henry was Abbott and Costello's last movie together and because of that I felt it was interesting to watch. Was it a good movie for Abbott and Costello? Not really as I would rate it as only fair. However, I don't judge it as harshly as others. I thought Lou Costello looked pretty good in the movie, but it was Bud Abbott who looked a little wore out. I don't blame Bud so much because I believe his part was poorly written. He wasn't able to get into that playful verbal banter that made the boys famous because his part of a gambler seemed kind of awkward for what was going on in the movie. Overall, I think this movie should be watched by Abbott and Costello fans just to see the boys in their final movie even though most would rank it lower than most of their other movies.


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