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Riding High (1943)

Passed | | Comedy, Music | 11 November 1943 (USA)
In order to help her father get his silver mine running, a burlesque queen returns home to Arizona and gets a job as an enterainer at a dude ranch and runs into a romantic mining engineer and a counterfeiter.

Director:

George Marshall

Writers:

Walter DeLeon (screenplay), Arthur Phillips (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Dorothy Lamour ... Ann Castle
Dick Powell ... Steve Baird
Victor Moore ... Mortimer J. Slocum
Gil Lamb ... Bob 'Foggy' Day
Cass Daley ... Tess Connors
Bill Goodwin ... Chuck Steuart
Rod Cameron ... Sam Welch
Glenn Langan ... Jack Holbrook
Milt Britton Milt Britton ... Milt Britton
Milt Britton's Band Milt Britton's Band ... Milt Britton's Band
The Cameron Troupe The Cameron Troupe ... The Cameron Troupe
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Storyline

In order to help her father get his silver mine running, a burlesque queen returns home to Arizona and gets a job as an enterainer at a dude ranch and runs into a romantic mining engineer and a counterfeiter.

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Taglines:

Paramount's Rhythm Rodeo in TECHNICOLOR... Heap hep songs... Heap hep squaws... Heap hep laughs!

Genres:

Comedy | Music

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 November 1943 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Sultana de Sorte See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Robert Osborne's 20th Anniversary Tribute (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Whistling in the Light
Words by Leo Robin
Music by Ralph Rainger
Sung by Dorothy Lamour and Cass Daley
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Horrible Paramount Musical Comedy
30 May 2016 | by rik1944-168-418265See all my reviews

George Marshall made many fine comedies during his long career, but this is not one of them. I have seen over 15,000 films and this is one of the worst major studio US films I have ever seen. The music and "comedy" is unendurable and nothing works - truly a disaster on every level (OK, the technicolor is adequate). Dick Powell and Victor Moore seem to be doing it for the paycheck, and Dorothy Lamour seems to be waiting for Hope or Crosby to show up. Cass Dailey is screechingly bad. I got this rare title from UK TV (Channel 5), and it makes bad UK comedies like the Old Mother Riley series seem like Lubitsch comedies. Truly, this is only for masochists.


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