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Springtime in the Rockies (1942)

Approved | | Musical | 6 November 1942 (USA)
Broadway partners Vicky Lane and Dan Christy have a tiff over Christy's womanizing. Jealous Vicky takes up with her old flame and former dance partner, Victor Price, and Dan's career takes ... See full summary »

Director:

Irving Cummings

Writers:

Walter Bullock (screenplay), Ken Englund (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Betty Grable ... Vicky Lane
Carmen Miranda ... Rosita Murphy
John Payne ... Dan Christy
Cesar Romero ... Victor Prince
Charlotte Greenwood ... Phoebe Gray
Edward Everett Horton ... McTavish
Harry James ... Harry James
Harry James and His Orchestra ... The Music Makers (as Harry James and His Music Makers)
Bando da Lua ... Rosita's Six Brothers / Orchestra
Six Hits and a Miss Six Hits and a Miss ... Vocal Group
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Storyline

Broadway partners Vicky Lane and Dan Christy have a tiff over Christy's womanizing. Jealous Vicky takes up with her old flame and former dance partner, Victor Price, and Dan's career takes a nosedive. In hopes of rekindling their romance and getting Vicky back on the boards with him, Dan follows her to a ritzy resort in the Canadian Rockies, where she and Victor are about to open their new act. But things get complicated when Dan wakes after a bender to find that he's hired an outlandish Latin secretary, Rosita Murphy, which makes Vicky think he's just up to his old tricks again. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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SONGS by Mack Gordon and Harry Wayne - "I HAD THE CRAZIEST DREAM" "PAN AMERICANA JUBILEE" "RUN, LITTLE RAINDROP, RUN" "A POEM SET TO MUSIC" (original print ad - all caps) See more »

Genres:

Musical

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 November 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Anoixiatika kapritsia See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

In 1942, the time of this film's release, Betty Grable first achieved placement (at number eight that year) in Quigley's Annual Top Ten Money Makers Poll, where she remained annually through 1951 (when she netted third position). Miss Grable topped the list in 1943. See more »

Goofs

Dan Christy asks what the melting point of magnesium is and the answer McTavish gives is wrong. He says, "Three thousand, five hundred degrees Fahrenheit, sir." The actual melting point of magnesium is 1,202 degrees Fahrenheit (650 degrees C). See more »

Quotes

Dan Christy: McTavish, any time a woman never wants to see you again, that means she can't live without you. I'm happy to report that everything is progressing according to plan.
McTavish: Really, sir, really? Your scientific approach to a woman's heart - it's just amazing, sir.
Dan Christy: Thank you, McTavish.
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Referenced in Russian Rhapsody (1944) See more »

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Ciribiribin
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Fun and love in Lake Louise
15 November 2002 | by willramsSee all my reviews

Yes, this was indeed a fun and entertaining film with my favorites John Payne & Betty Grable. Music is terrific and dancing is fantastic. The Nicholas brothers do a fantastic number, and the orchestra is Harry James. Edward Everett Horton (related to me by marriage) is always a delight with his nervous mumbo jumbo and getting hooked by Carmen Miranda and her boys from Mexico. Song that stays in my mind is "I Got The Craziest Dream".


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