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Greenwich Village (1944)

Approved | | Musical | 7 February 1945 (Sweden)
In 1922, a would-be classical composer gets involved with people putting on a musical revue.

Director:

Walter Lang

Writers:

Earl Baldwin (screenplay), Walter Bullock (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Carmen Miranda ... Princess Querida O'Toole
Don Ameche ... Kenneth Harvey
William Bendix ... Danny O'Mara
Vivian Blaine ... Bonnie Watson
Felix Bressart ... Hofer
Tony De Marco Tony De Marco ... Tony
Sally De Marco Sally De Marco ... Sally
The Revuers The Revuers ... Musical Ensemble
B.S. Pully B.S. Pully ... Brophy
The Four Step Brothers ... Dancers
Emil Rameau Emil Rameau ... Kavosky
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Hurst ... Milkman (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

In 1922, novice composer Kenneth Harvey arrives in New York from Kansas, hoping to publish his concerto; he meets speakeasy owner Danny O'Mara, who hopes to put on a broadway show. Ken's affairs take a turn for the better when he falls for singer Bonnie Watson. But while he labors on orchestration, O'Mara is surreptitiously adapting his tunes to the Greenwich Village Gaieties. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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You'll find everything in "The Village!" See more »

Genres:

Musical

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 February 1945 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Montmartre à New York See more »

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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

The Revuers (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Judy Holliday and Alvin Hammer) received billing (as a group), but their one musical number, "The Baroness Bazooka," was cut from the release print. Their remaining roles are little better than extras. See more »

Goofs

The story takes place in the 1920s, but all of the women's hairstyles, makeup and costumes, as well as all of the musical arrangements are strictly 1944. See more »

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Edited into Carmen Miranda (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

I Like to Be Loved by You
(uncredited)
Written by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
Performed by Carmen Miranda
This sequence is an outtake from Springtime in the Rockies (1942)
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Greenwich Village is Benign Musical Comedy ***
24 May 2009 | by edwagreenSee all my reviews

Greenwich Village of 1922. The living is easy and the speak-easies are in abundance.

A music instructor, Don Ameche, comes to town to get his concerto played and in the process meets up with Bill Bendix, Carmen Miranda and Vivian Blaine. Bendix is a small time hood with a funny heart who runs a joint. He likes Ameche's music and thinks that he can use it in a show that he is planning. Comically, Bendix thinks that he is in competition with Florenz Ziegfeld.

This movie makes for very light musical fanfare. The songs are great, especially Blaine belting out whispering and Bendix is a riot in a Roman toga dancing and singing around. Miranda, a musical dancing genius, is at the top of her game as well and Blaine sings Whispering with that soft voice.

The film is quite entertaining and a joy to watch.


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