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Flying with Music (1942)

A man fleeing from a divorce and alimony payments gets a job as a tour guide for five wealthy young women, one of whom is looking to bag a Latin singer she believes is in love with.

Director:

George Archainbaud

Writers:

Louis S. Kaye (screenplay), M. Coates Webster (screenplay)
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Marjorie Woodworth ... Ann Andrews
George Givot ... Harry Bernard
William Marshall ... Pilot Don Terry
Edward Gargan ... Joe
Jerry Bergen Jerry Bergen ... Wilbur
Norma Varden ... Miss Mullens
Claudia Drake ... Jill Parker
Jane Kean ... Bobbie
Jayne Hazard ... Jane
Dorothy Kelly Dorothy Kelly ... Mary (as Dorothy O'Kelly)
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Storyline

A man fleeing from a divorce and alimony payments gets a job as a tour guide for five wealthy young women, one of whom is looking to bag a Latin singer she believes is in love with.

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Sky-Ride Out Of This World To Love In Rhumba Rhythm!

Genres:

Musical

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 May 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Song of the Lagoon See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Hal Roach Studios See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film was first telecast in New York City Saturday 3 July 1948 on WPIX (Channel 11), in Los Angeles Tuesday 21 December 1948 on KTLA (Channel 5), in Chicago Sunday 16 January 1949 on WBKB (Channel 4), and in Philadelphia Sunday 24 July 1949 on WCAU (Channel 10), as part of their newly acquired series of three dozen Hal Roach feature film productions, originally theatrically released between 1931 and 1943, and now being syndicated for television broadcast by Regal Television Pictures. See more »

Soundtracks

Song of the Lagoon
Written by Edward Ward, Chet Forrest and Bob Wright
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They don't make 'em like this any more
9 February 2007 | by lagadaboutSee all my reviews

Okay, so it isn't Oscar material. Okay, so all the leads are completely unknown to today's audiences. Okay, so the plot is silly and laughable. But when you see the extent that was gone to, to put together this musical, with all the sets and the songs, you have to appreciate this really precious little minor musical. It's really a shame that movie makers don't have the impetus to concoct entertainment of this type any more. Commnents such as 'but it was an innocent time' don't deserve credence. It's all around us, the stuff that exists to put together something of this caliber. The girls are beautiful, the sets are interesting and colorful and the songs are a lot of fun. The musical is so reminiscent of it's era that is literally a time capsule of this nation in the grips of World War II and how it was being coped with. It's well worth the time spent viewing and should be converted to DVD to send the message.


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