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Meet Me in Las Vegas (1956)

Chuck Rodwell is a gambling cowboy who discovers that he's lucky at the roulette wheel if he holds hands with dancer Marie. However, Marie doesn't like to hold hands with him, at least not ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Chuck Rodwell
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Maria Corvier
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Miss Hattie
Lili Darvas ...
Sari Hatvany
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Tom Culdane
Oskar Karlweis ...
Lotzi
Liliane Montevecchi ...
Lilli
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Kelly Donavan
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Young Groom (as George Kerris)
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Young Bride
The Slate Brothers ...
The Slate Brothers
Pete Rugolo ...
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John Brascia ...
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John Harding ...
Worried Boss
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Croupier
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Chuck Rodwell is a gambling cowboy who discovers that he's lucky at the roulette wheel if he holds hands with dancer Marie. However, Marie doesn't like to hold hands with him, at least not to begin with... Written by Mattias Thuresson

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9 March 1956 (USA)  »

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Viva Las Vegas  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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2.55: 1
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Trivia

Frank Sinatra makes a cameo as a guy playing the slots. He wins a jackpot after Dan and Maria grab his coin, hold hands, place the coin in the machine and pull the level. See more »

Goofs

When Dan Dailey drives to his ranch he exits his car and opens the drive way gate. He drives into the ranch without closing the gate, but cattle are loose which he drives past and would walk out the open gate to wander off. See more »

Quotes

Maria Corvier: It's my hand he's interested in, not me.
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Referenced in To vlemma tou Odyssea (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

If You Can Dream
Music by Nicholas Brodszky
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Sung by Lena Horne
Also sung off screen by The Four Aces
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Cyd shines as a personality
25 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

Cyd Charisse has always knocked us off balance with one of the greatest pair of legs in show business. In this film she shows us a human side which, from what I have seen, has always been lacking. She gets drunk as a skunk in a hilarious scene and gets up on the stage with the show girls and instantly outclasses them. She and Dan Dailey really work well together. It seems, in the movie, if they hold hands they will have unbeatable luck in Las Vegas. It creates a situation which everyone who has ever gambled (and there are a few of us) would love to be in. I will play the tape just to watch the tipsy scene but the rest of the picture is also very rewarding. I've always liked Dan Dailey as an actor and performer. Sammy Davis Jr.'s voice is used in a great sexy ballet number "Frankie and Johnny", in which Cyd really wows 'em. I can't imagine anyone doing a better vocal rendition of this particular number. It is a classic. Treat yourself to a better Cyd, a nifty Dan and Sammy's terrific, raucous rendition of "Frankie and Johnny." ... get the video. comment welcome ... babblingbooks@shaw.ca


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