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Delightfully Dangerous (1945)

Approved | | Musical, Romance | 31 March 1945 (USA)
Young Sherry Williams dreams of having a singing career, and she idolizes her older sister Josephine, who has gone to New York to perform on the stage. When Sherry is distraught just before... See full summary »

Director:

Arthur Lubin

Writers:

Frank Tashlin (story), Edward Verdier (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ralph Bellamy ... Arthur Hale
Constance Moore ... Josephine 'Jo' Williams / Bubbles Barton
Jane Powell ... Sherry Williams
Louise Beavers ... Hannah
Morton Gould ... Bandleader
Arthur Treacher ... Jeffers
Ruth Tobey Ruth Tobey ... Molly Bradley
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Storyline

Young Sherry Williams dreams of having a singing career, and she idolizes her older sister Josephine, who has gone to New York to perform on the stage. When Sherry is distraught just before performing at her school, a visiting Broadway producer encourages her by telling her positive things about her sister. Soon afterwards, Sherry decides to make a surprise trip to New York to visit Josephine - but what she finds there is not at all what she expected. Written by Snow Leopard

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You'll Say Thenks to Producer Charles R. Rogers for "DELIGHTFULLY DANGEROUS" See more »

Genres:

Musical | Romance

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 March 1945 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Deliciosamente Perigosa See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Soundtracks

In A Shower Of Stars
Music by Morton Gould
Lyrics by Edward Heyman
Sung by Jane Powell, played by Morton Gould's Orchestra led by Morton Gould
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An Average Musical
3 December 2004 | by Snow LeopardSee all my reviews

This light musical is solid if nothing special, with a story, characters, and production that are all about average overall. The cast is probably the strongest part if it, with a young Jane Powell in the lead role.

The story concerns two sisters and their dreams of a career in show business. As the younger of the two, Powell's character wants to be a singer, and Powell is given several opportunities to perform. As her sister, Constance Moore has a simpler role, but she fulfills it adequately. Ralph Bellamy probably gives the best performance, and he is well-cast as a well-meaning, slightly befuddled Broadway producer. Arthur Treacher also pitches in playing Bellamy's butler.

Most of the rest of it is rather plain, although there are no real flaws. The story is purely lightweight, but it has enough to keep you watching, and the characters are just believable enough to make you care about them.


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