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Rich, Young and Pretty (1951)

Passed | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 9 July 1951 (USA)
Jim Stauton Rogers, a Texas rancher turned international diplomat, take his young daughter, Elizabeth Rogers, on a trip to Paris. He is concerned that his daughter might come in contact ... See full summary »

Director:

Norman Taurog

Writers:

Dorothy Cooper (screenplay), Sidney Sheldon (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jane Powell ... Elizabeth Rogers
Danielle Darrieux ... Marie Devarone
Wendell Corey ... Jim Stauton Rogers
Vic Damone ... Andre Milan
Fernando Lamas ... Paul Sarnac
Marcel Dalio ... Claude Duval
Una Merkel ... Glynnie
Richard Anderson ... Bob Lennart
Jean Murat ... Monsieur Henri Milan
Duci De Kerekjarto Duci De Kerekjarto ... Gypsy Leader (as Duci deKerekjarto)
Hans Conried ... Jean - Maitre D'
George Tatar George Tatar ... Hungarian Dancer
Katrin Tatar Katrin Tatar ... Hungarian Dancer
Monique Chantal Monique Chantal ... Maid
Four Freshmen ... Singing Quartette (as 'Four Freshmen' Quartette)
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Storyline

Jim Stauton Rogers, a Texas rancher turned international diplomat, take his young daughter, Elizabeth Rogers, on a trip to Paris. He is concerned that his daughter might come in contact with her mother, Marie Devarone, a Parisian singer he met and loved more than twenty-five years ago. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 July 1951 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rica, Jovem e Bonita See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,528,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Because of Vic Damone's contract with Mercury Records, he was not heard on the MGM Records soundtrack album. Consequently, two Damone-Jane Powell ballads from the Nicholas Brodszky-Sammy Cahn score - the Oscar-nominated "Wonder Why," also "I Can See You" - were rerecorded by both singers for their respective labels. In addition, Mercury issued a disc of "How D'Ya Like Your Eggs in the Morning?" featuring Mr. Damone with The Pied Pipers. In the film, Vic sang this sprightly ditty with Miss Powell and The Four Freshmen. Their soundtrack recording is among the "Romantic Duets From MGM Classics," released on CD by Rhino. A fourth Powell-Damone match-up (and also a Danielle Darrieux-Fernando Lamas teaming in the film), a cozy strain called "We Never Talk Much (We Just Sit Around)," was redone by Miss Powell with male voices on an MGM Records single. The flip side had Jane performing a number sung and danced by Miss Darrieux' in the picture, "L'Amour Toujours (Tonight for Sure)." "Wonder Why," the Powell-Damone rendition plus Jane's solo version, along with her three other commercial takes, can be encountered on a CD named "A Heart That's Free," issued by Flare, a British label. See more »

Quotes

[Elizabeth has just met Andre, a Frenchman who speaks with an American accent.]
Elizabeth Rogers: That's funny. You don't speak with a French accent.
Andre Milan: My father is English, so I was educated in England.
Elizabeth Rogers: But you don't speak with an English accent.
Andre Milan: Why should I? I'm French!
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Soundtracks

L'amour toujours (Tonight for Sure)
(uncredited)
Music by Nicholas Brodszky
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Sung by Danielle Darrieux
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Jane Powell as...all of the above
30 April 2006 | by moonspinner55See all my reviews

Jane Powell sparkles as Texas gal Elizabeth Rogers who travels to Europe with her single father and finds romance with a young man--and also meets the mother she never knew. MGM musical on a less-than-grand scale, yet underrated Powell really pours on the charm and her song numbers are fairly witty. The picture is a bit encumbered by the studio's restrictions--there are hardly any scenes set outdoors, and the shots of Paris are obviously fillers from MGM's stock--but the cast (including Una Merkel, Fernando Lamas and Wendell Corey) is colorful and the screenplay (worked on by Sidney Sheldon) is lively and fun. **1/2 from ****


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