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One Exciting Night (1944)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical | 26 July 1945 (USA)
A young singer meets a man who is the victim of a kidnap plot, and is assumed by the gang to be his girlfriend.

Director:

Walter Forde

Writers:

Peter Fraser (story), Howard Irving Young (screen play) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Vera Lynn ... Vera Baker
Donald Stewart ... Michael Thorne
Mary Clare ... Mrs. Trout
Frederick Leister ... Arnold Hampton
Phyllis Stanley ... Lucille
Cyril Smith Cyril Smith ... Joe
Richard Murdoch Richard Murdoch ... Illusionist
Mavis Villiers ... Mabel
Peggy Anne Peggy Anne ... Bessie
Jeanette Redgrave Jeanette Redgrave ... Ellen
Irene Handl ... Mrs. Harper
Peggy Ann Clifford Peggy Ann Clifford ... Bessie
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A young singer meets a man who is the victim of a kidnap plot, and is assumed by the gang to be his girlfriend.

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Comedy | Musical

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Trivia

Opening credits: The characters and incidents portrayed and the names used herein are fictitious, and any similarity to the name, character or history of any person is entirely accidental and unintentional. See more »

Crazy Credits

Although 'One Exciting Night (1944)' (1944) and 'You Can't Do Without Love' are listed as one and the same film, some of the crew credits in the film titled 'You Can't Do Without Love' differ considerably from those listed under 'One Exciting Night' by IMDb. See more »

Soundtracks

One Love
(uncredited)
Written by Jack Popplewell
Sung by Vera Lynn
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A less than exciting night
8 April 2016 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

This was the last film of a brief film career of Vera Lynn who at the time of writing is still going strong at 99.She is an iconic singer but she is not an actress,so she is at rather a disadvantage trying to carry the film as the leading lady.The producers were rather tempting fate by using the title,particularly since it does not live up to the contents of the film.The best part of the film are the musical numbers,none of which are memorable or formed part of her later repertoire.The story is rather witless and is typical of films made in the wartime.The version on the DVD is 70 minutes long and it has to be said that this is a small mercy.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 July 1945 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

You Can't Do Without Love See more »

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Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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