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Father Conroy (Crosby) has a parish which serves the acting and performance community. When one of his parishoners gets too sick to work, his daughter Holly (Reynolds) finds a job working ... See full summary »

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Father Conroy
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Holly LeMaise aka Conroy
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Tony Vincent
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Phil Stanley
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Harry LaMaise
Connie Gilchrist ...
Mary
Frank McHugh ...
Jim Dugan
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Joe Greb
Alena Murray ...
Sunny
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Chorine
Nina Shipman ...
Fay Flagg
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Judy Harriet ...
June January aka Dawn Easter
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Father Conroy (Crosby) has a parish which serves the acting and performance community. When one of his parishoners gets too sick to work, his daughter Holly (Reynolds) finds a job working for a dance club of questionable character, which is run by Tony Vincent (Wagner). Vincent never made the big time, and Father Conroy tries to look after Holly. There are many musical numbers, and the conclusion is a televised benefit show hosted by Father Conroy, and Tony must choose between Holly and national fame. Written by Scott Jentsch <sjentsch@execpc.com>

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24 July 1959 (Ireland)  »

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Di uno por mí  »

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Bing Crosby originally wanted Frank Sinatra to play the part of Tony Vincent, a part eventually played by Robert Wagner. See more »

Quotes

[Father Conroy tries to reform Phil, an alcoholic]
Phil Stanley: I'm a little too old to still believe in Santa Claus.
Father Conroy: That's too bad, Phil. He still believes in you.
Phil Stanley: You're not talking about Santa Claus.
Father Conroy: Neither are you. You think you're going to find out what you lost in that bottle?
Phil Stanley: Maybe in the next one. I haven't tried all the bottles yet. But maybe I should get the Christmas spirit. Isn't this time of year when all the little girls and boys suddenly start to behave?
Father Conroy: That's not the real secret of ...
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Soundtracks

He's Starting to Get to Me
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Music by Jimmy Van Heusen (as James Van Heusen)
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once you see it, you WILL like it!!
13 December 2001 | by (Springfield, IL) – See all my reviews

Not sure why the "critics" disliked this movie that much. I first saw it as a kid and even now--in my 30's--I still find myself enjoying the simple story of a "bad seed"--Wagner's character--going good.

Top-notch music and dance numbers with Debbie Reynolds add that special spark to keep the story fresh and full of energy. The talents of an emsemble cast including the great Bing Crosby, dashing Robert Wagner, and versatile Ray Walston contribute greatly to this film's appeal.

Your best bet to see this fine film would be cable since as of this writing SAY ONE FOR ME is not available on vhs or dvd.

As the saying goes--try it, you'll like it! See SAY ONE FOR ME sometime soon! It's worth it!


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