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Music in My Heart (1940)

Approved | | Musical, Romance | 10 January 1940 (USA)
Rita Hayworth co-stars with famed recording artist Tony Martin in this musical comedy featuring the music of Andre Kostelanetz and his orchestra. Following various comic misunderstandings, ... See full summary »

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Joseph Santley

Writers:

James Edward Grant (original story), James Edward Grant (screen play)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tony Martin ... Robert Gregory
Rita Hayworth ... Patricia O'Malley
Edith Fellows ... Mary
Andre Kostelanetz and His Orchestra Andre Kostelanetz and His Orchestra ... (as Andre Kostelanetz and His Music)
Alan Mowbray ... Charles Gardner
Eric Blore ... Griggs
George Tobias ... Sascha
Joseph Crehan ... Mark C. Gilman
George Humbert George Humbert ... Luigi
Joey Ray Joey Ray ... Miller
Don Brodie Don Brodie ... Taxi Driver
Julietta Novis Julietta Novis ... Leading Lady (as Julieta Novis)
Eddie Kane Eddie Kane ... Blake
Phil Tead ... Marshall
Marten Lamont Marten Lamont ... Barrett
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Storyline

Rita Hayworth co-stars with famed recording artist Tony Martin in this musical comedy featuring the music of Andre Kostelanetz and his orchestra. Following various comic misunderstandings, the two meet and fall for each other, but will lose their chance at happiness unless destiny calls. Written by Anthony Federio

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Musical | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 1940 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Passport to Happiness See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Crazy Credits

Andre Kostelanetz and His Music is credited in the opening set of credits, but not in the comprehensive second set. The IMDb cast ordering therefore uses the first set of credits and fills in the rest with the second set. See more »

Connections

References Invisible Enemy (1938) See more »

Soundtracks

No Other Love
(1939)
Music and Lyrics by Bob Wright and Chet Forrest
Performed by Tony Martin (uncredited) and Julietta Novis (uncredited) with Andre Kostelanetz and His Orchestra (uncredited)
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There is Music in My Heart But Not Much Else **1/2
23 August 2006 | by edwagreenSee all my reviews

Rita Hayworth stars in a film that would have been better served by having Ginger Rogers in it.

Rita misses the boat and therefore an opportunity to wed wealthy boyfriend Alan Mowbray who has a contentious butler, played by the usual witty Eric Blore. In a taxi-cab mishap, she meets up with Tony Martin, who is about to be deported.

The rest of the film is devoted to hiding Tony out from immigration authorities. George Tobias plays a Russian chef whose major claim to fame was that he was honored by the tsar for his blintzes!

The gags are predictable and we can all guess what the plot shall bring. We needed Tony to be singing more. The film ends with him singing the title song. Hayworth has a one scene fling at dancing which is great but more of this was needed.


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