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Where Do We Go from Here? (1945)

Approved | | Fantasy, Musical | 23 May 1945 (USA)
Bill wants to join the Army, but he's 4F so he asks a wizard to help him, but the wizard has slight problems with his history knowlege, so he sends Bill everywhere in history, but not to ... See full summary »

Directors:

Gregory Ratoff, George Seaton (uncredited)

Writers:

Morrie Ryskind (screenplay), Morrie Ryskind (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Fred MacMurray ... Bill Morgan
Joan Leslie ... Sally Smith / Prudence / Katrina
June Haver ... Lucilla Powell / Gretchen / Indian
Gene Sheldon Gene Sheldon ... Ali the Genie
Anthony Quinn ... Chief Badger
Carlos Ramírez ... Benito
Alan Mowbray ... General George Washington
Fortunio Bonanova ... Christopher Columbus
Herman Bing ... Hessian Col. / Von Heisel
Howard Freeman ... Kreiger
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Storyline

Bill wants to join the Army, but he's 4F so he asks a wizard to help him, but the wizard has slight problems with his history knowlege, so he sends Bill everywhere in history, but not to WWII. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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Genres:

Fantasy | Musical

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 May 1945 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Lâmpada Maravilhosa See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

George Seaton directed retakes and additional scenes when director Gregory Ratoff was unavailable. See more »

Goofs

Cast list misspells Fortunio Bonanova's surname as "Bononova." See more »


Soundtracks

Song of the Rhineland
Music by Kurt Weill
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
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Where Did This One Come From?
21 April 2003 | by Sleepy-17See all my reviews

This film is from 1945, in gorgeous (but a little too dark in the night-time scenes) Technicolor, with songs by Kurt Weill and Ira Gershwin! It's a war-time pageant and everyone wants to get in the army, and a genie appears to help Fred MacMurray do a "Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure" entry into various times of American history. Anthony Quinn is funny as a street-smart Indian, and I never realized how gorgeous June Haver and Joan Leslie were. So-so songs and a terrible title explain how unknown this goofy film is. Gregory Ratoff was evidentially a better actor (Symphony for Six Million) than a director, but at 77 minutes this film is worth your time, especially if you like musicals. Nice to look at, and the choreography is pretty amusing.


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