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Merry Andrew (1958)

Passed | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 4 April 1958 (USA)
Downtrodden but creative English school-teacher (Danny Kaye) on archeological trip discovers joys of love and circus life with acrobat (Pier Angeli).

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Cast

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Andrew Larabee
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Selena Gallini
Salvatore Baccaloni ...
Antonio Gallini (as Baccaloni)
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Matthew Larabee
Robert Coote ...
Dudley Larabee
Patricia Cutts ...
Letitia Fairchild
Rex Evans ...
Gregory Larabee
Walter Kingsford ...
Mr. Fairchild
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Vittorio Gallini
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Giacomo Gallini
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Downtrodden but creative English school-teacher (Danny Kaye) on archeological trip discovers joys of love and circus life with acrobat (Pier Angeli). Written by <Nicholas.palmer@chbs.mhs.ciba.com>

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acrobat | circus | uncle | tunnel | student | See All (28) »

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The Happiest Show in Town! See more »


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4 April 1958 (USA)  »

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Den glade gøgler  »

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(Perspecta Sound) (Westrex Recording System)

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2.35 : 1
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The first and only film directed by choreographer Michael Kidd See more »

Goofs

Wires can be viewed twice: when Andrew's ringmaster costume inflates and he rises to the tent top and when Selena's brothers chase Andrew up to the trapeze. See more »

Soundtracks

Everything Is Tickety Boo
(1958) (uncredited)
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Music by Saul Chaplin
Performed by Danny Kaye twice
Also whistled by Kaye and played in the score
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A delightful film!
25 March 2000 | by (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) – See all my reviews

Andrew Larabee is a teacher with an obsession. He thinks that the statue of the mythological Pan is to be found at an archaeological 'dig'. When he goes to the 'dig' to investigate, he discovers a circus in residence - and meets the beautiful and vivacious Selena, with whom he falls in love. Due to a misunderstanding, there is an enforced engagement between Andrew and Selena

  • and the date, chosen for their wedding, just happens to coincide with


the date chosen for the wedding between Andrew and Letitia Fairchild, to whom Andrew has been engaged for the past five years!


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