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Snappy big-budget (for then) musical about two horny sailors, one a girl-happy dancer and the other a shy singer. While on leave in Hollywood they return a lost urchin to his sister. The four of them try to infiltrate a movie studio to win an audition for the girl from maestro Iturbi. Kelly's famous dance with Jerry the cartoon Mouse (of "Tom and Jerry" fame) is the second instance of combining live action and animation. The young and handsome Sinatra's easy crooning and Grayson's near operatic soprano are blessed with music and lyrics by Styne and Cahn. Lots of fun, with conductor-pianist Iturbi contributing and Hollywood-style Little Mexico also in the brew.

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Available on Running time 139 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Musicals, Dance Fever, MGM Musicals, Top Grossing Films of 1945, Live Action/Animation Combos, Military: Navy
Cast
Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly, Kathryn Grayson, Jose Iturbi, Dean Stockwell, Carlos Ramirez, Pamela Britton, Sharon McManus, Leon Ames
Director
George Sidney
Music
Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn
Producer
MGM

Awards

Oscars 1945: Scoring/Musical.

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