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Greenwich Village (1944)

Approved | | Musical | 7 February 1945 (Sweden)
In 1922, a would-be classical composer gets involved with people putting on a musical revue.

Director:

Walter Lang

Writers:

Earl Baldwin (screenplay), Walter Bullock (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Carmen Miranda ... Princess Querida O'Toole
Don Ameche ... Kenneth Harvey
William Bendix ... Danny O'Mara
Vivian Blaine ... Bonnie Watson
Felix Bressart ... Hofer
Tony De Marco Tony De Marco ... Tony
Sally De Marco Sally De Marco ... Sally
The Revuers The Revuers ... Musical Ensemble
B.S. Pully B.S. Pully ... Brophy
The Four Step Brothers ... Dancers
Emil Rameau Emil Rameau ... Kavosky
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Hurst ... Milkman (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

In 1922, novice composer Kenneth Harvey arrives in New York from Kansas, hoping to publish his concerto; he meets speakeasy owner Danny O'Mara, who hopes to put on a broadway show. Ken's affairs take a turn for the better when he falls for singer Bonnie Watson. But while he labors on orchestration, O'Mara is surreptitiously adapting his tunes to the Greenwich Village Gaieties. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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HIT OF HITS!!! IN TECHNICOLOR! (original print ad - all caps) See more »

Genres:

Musical

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 February 1945 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Montmartre à New York See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Cinematographer Leon Shamroy left the film before it was finished because he was contracted to start Wilson (1944). Harry Jackson replaced Shamroy and finished the film uncredited, with Charles G. Clarke filling in when Jackson was unavailable. See more »

Goofs

The story takes place in the 1920s, but all of the women's hairstyles, makeup and costumes, as well as all of the musical arrangements are strictly 1944. See more »

Connections

Edited into Carmen Miranda (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

It's All for Art's Sake
Music by Nacio Herb Brown
Lyrics by Leo Robin
Sung by cast and chorus
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light entertainment
13 April 1999 | by lladySee all my reviews

If you are looking for some light entertainment with a few pleasant musical numbers, this is the film for you. The story is silly, but Don Ameche is good in his role as the would-be composer. Unfortunately, the ending is abrupt and unbelievable.


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