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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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4 April 1958 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Den glade gøgler  »

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(Perspecta Sound) (Westrex Recording System)

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(Metrocolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Walter Kingsford's last film. 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

Chin Up, Stout Fellow
(1958) (uncredited)
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Music by Saul Chaplin
Performed by Danny Kaye with Robert Coote (dubbed by Bill Lee) and Rex Evans (dubbed by Ernest Newton)
Reprised by The Larabees and Walter Kingsford
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Excellent!!!! Supurb !!!! Great Family Film
3 September 2001 | by (Melbourne Australia) – See all my reviews

I have posted comments before on Merry Andrew, but I don't think I will do any harm by mentioning either the same or different!!! I remember when I first saw this Delightful film in Sydney in 1958. I was sixteen at the time. I have caught it once or twice on tv. I just wish someone would buy the rights to release it on commercial video? Even though it's over forty years old, I would rather go miles to watch it again than some of the other shall we say more questional material at theatres or on tv. I'm fortunate to have bought the s/track & have the movie on tape. Summing up: Excellent & Supurb Family Entertainment.


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