Acrobat Eddie Marsh is in the army now. His first act is to become friendly with Kathryn Jones, the colonel's pretty daughter. Their romance hits a few snags, including disapproval from her...
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Acrobat Eddie Marsh is in the army now. His first act is to become friendly with Kathryn Jones, the colonel's pretty daughter. Their romance hits a few snags, including disapproval from her father. Eddie's also plagued by fear of having an accident during his family's trapeze act in the army variety show, which also features a gallery of MGM stars.Written by
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This film was first telecast in Los Angeles Wednesday 8 May 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11), followed by Philadelphia 1 June 1957 on WFIL (Channel 6), by Chicago 10 June 1957 on WBBM (Channel 2), by New Haven CT 10 July 1957 on WNHC (Channel 8), by Altoona PA 24 July 1957 on WFBG (Channel 10), by Binghamton NY 4 August 1957 on WNBF (Channel 12), by Honolulu 25 August 1957 on KHVH (Channel 13), by Seattle 9 September 1957 on KING, by Portland OR 12 October 1957 on KGW (Channel 8) and by Norfalk VA 30 November 1957 on WTAR (Channel 3); in New York City it first aired 15 November 1958 on WCBS (Channel 2) and in San Francisco 9 April 1960 on KGO (Channel 7) . At this time, color broadcasting was in its infancy, limited to only a small number of high rated programs, primarily on NBC and NBC affiliated stations, so these film showings were all still in B&W. Viewers were not offered the opportunity to see these films in their original Technicolor until several years later. See more »
Members of the American Military do not travel around the United States with their weapons. Especially when being moved on civilian conveyance. See more »
The credit for José Iturbi appears after all other cast and crew opening credits and reads: "And Introducing JOSÉ ITURBI in his first appearance on the screen." This appears on screen as he is seen conducting an orchestra in the opening scene of the film. See more »
Tonight was the first time I'd seen this one. I thought I had seen most of Kathryn Grayson's work.It was enjoyable. Of course there's not much plot as I believe it was made to take the civilian's mind off the tension of WWII.
I'm a big Kathryn Grayson fan (along with Jane Powell and Deanna Durbin), and take umbrage to Dreamer36's reference to her singing as "chirping". While I realize that not everyone likes coloraturas, you have to give credit for the sheer talent alone. After all, where is that kind of talent in the movies they put out today? It gets tiring seeing a flick where's there's an obligatory scene where someone or something get blown to h*** and back and every other word is f***.
Gene Kelly's dancing was fantastic as usual, especially the scene with the broom and it's always a pleasure to see what classical treats José Iturbi has in store.
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