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The Thrill of Brazil (1946)

Approved | | Musical | 6 September 1946 (USA)
Steve, revue producer in Rio de Janeiro, is still in love with his ex-wife Vicki, his star Linda is in love with Steve and Tito is in love with Linda. Because of this they all get small ... See full summary »

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Steve, revue producer in Rio de Janeiro, is still in love with his ex-wife Vicki, his star Linda is in love with Steve and Tito is in love with Linda. Because of this they all get small problems. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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SOUTH AMERICAN FIESTA OF MUSIC AND LAUGHTER! (original ad - all caps) See more »

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6 September 1946 (USA)  »

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Dancing Down to Rio  »

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1.37 : 1
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Vicki Dean: He's no man, he's my ex-husband.
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Remake of His Girl Friday (1940) See more »

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Copa-Cabana
Written by Doris Fisher and Allan Roberts
Performed by Tito Guízar
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Ripe off of His Girl Friday
12 April 2016 | by See all my reviews

While this move is entertaining has some good performances, much of the script pulled word for word from His Girl Friday. But having Keenan Wynn talk about his dimple is very different than Cary Grant. They changed the story from a newspaper setting to a show biz one. Most importantly, this version allows for scenes for Ann Miller to dance, and does not allow for the ad libs that Cary Grant and Rosalind Russel did in the original. While this movie has its moments, it does not hold a candle to the original. Not sure way they copied the script, other then to save money. However it is nice to see some normally supporting actors, like Wynn, in lead positions.


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