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Diamond Horseshoe (1945)

| Musical | May 1945 (USA)
A medical student who wants to be a crooner gets involved with a showgirl who has an ulterior motive.

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Complete credited cast:
... Bonnie Collins
... Joe Davis Jr.
... Blinkie Miller
... Joe Davis Sr.
Beatrice Kay ... Claire Williams
... Carmen Cavallaro
Willie Solar ... Double-Talking Singer Comedian
... Mrs. Standish
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Joe Davis Sr., headliner at a big nightclub, is visited by medical student son Joe Jr., who to Dad's chagrin wants to be a crooner, and soon comes between Dad and his girlfriend Claire. So glamorous dancer Bonnie is enlisted to distract Junior. Which does Bonnie want more, the fur coat or true love? Plot is a framework for numerous Ziegfeld style stage productions. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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The Musical Touched With the Magic of Perfection! See more »

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May 1945 (USA)  »

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Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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One of the first Hollywood films to make fun of the jargon of Freudian psychoanalysis. See more »

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Version of Hoopla (1933) See more »

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The Hut-Sut Song
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Written by Leo Killion, Ted McMichael and Jack Owens
Sung by a quartet as part of a medley
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A gem of a picture with great singing and great songs!
14 November 2003 | by See all my reviews

This movie has always been one of my very favorites. The songs (by Harry Warren) are lovely, especially the classic "the More I See You". Anyone watching the picture can see why Grable was a huge star. Dick Haymes sings like a dream and makes a terrific leading man. Although it centers on Grable and Haymes getting together, the story is not one of the silly boy meets girl plots so typical of the 40s. Many of lines still have a bite more than fifty years later. Anytime this picture is on TV, I'll treat myself to it.


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