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Music Man (1948)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 5 September 1948 (USA)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra ... Orchestra
Freddie Stewart ... Freddie Russo
Phil Brito Phil Brito ... Phil Russo
Alan Hale Jr. ... Joe
June Preisser ... June Larkin
Noel Neill ... Kitty
Grazia Narciso Grazia Narciso ... Mrs. Russo
Chick Chandler ... Sanders
Norman Leavitt ... Sam
Helen Woodford Helen Woodford ... Secretary
Gertrude Astor ... Mrs. Larkin
William Bailey ... Mr. Larkin (as William Norton Bailey)
Roy Aversa Roy Aversa ... Luigi
Herman Cantor Herman Cantor ... Musician - Piano Player
Paul Bradley Paul Bradley ... Tony
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Taglines:

SWINGING...SINGING...ROMANCING! (original ad - all caps) See more »


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 September 1948 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Manhattan Folksong See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Monogram Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film's working title was Manhattan Folksong. According to a Hollywood Reporter production chart, Norman Leavitt appears to have replaced the previously cast George Beatty in the role of "Sam." See more »

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Referenced in John Glenn: American Hero (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Comm'e Bella a Stagione
Written by Gigi Pisano and Rodolfo Falvo
Sung by Phil Brito
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