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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
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Jim Dugan
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Joe Greb
Alena Murray ...
Sunny
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Chorine
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Fay Flagg
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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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Divino o profano  »

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Trivia

One of the films included in "The Fifty Worst Films of All Time (and how they got that way)" by Harry Medved and Randy Lowell. See more »

Quotes

[Holly auditions for a dancing part in Tony's show]
Tony Vincent: If you ever decide to swim the Channel, I'd like to handle the grease job.
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Featured in 20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (1997) See more »

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You Can't Love 'Em All
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Music by Jimmy Van Heusen (as James Van Heusen)
Sung by Debbie Reynolds and Robert Wagner
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Very good and underrated move
8 December 2002 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

It's a shame this movie is not available in VHS or DVD. Very good acting by Ray Walston and Debbie Reynolds. Same solid acting and singing from Bing Crosby as he always gives. Why the critics panned this one is beyond me. Robert Wagner displayed very good singing and acting skills in this one and with all due respect to Debbie Reynolds in this one she was "hot". It's also a treat to see a very young Stella Stevens. All in all a good feel good movie. I highly recommend it.


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