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  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Animated Characters: (Live-Action) Jeffrey Evans, José Iturbi, Stanley Owen, Countess Toni Karpathy, Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra, Christine Evans, Angus, Baranga, Yvette Baranga, Sam, Amparo Iturbi, Mouse, Dance Extra, Boy, Extra, Angel, Margaret, Flower Girl, Mme. Baranga, Cady Millicent Owen, Maria, Diplomat, Maitre d', Sir Edward Owen, Man in Nightclub, Tom.
  • Originally Released in 1946.
  • Running Time: 128 minutes.
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.


Production Notes:

Live action with animated opening credits directed by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.

Director George Sidney asked the two to create an animated opening for his musical. He was prompted by the success of Hanna and Barbera's scene of Gene Kelly dancing with an animated Jerry in the 1944 musical "Anchors Aweigh" (1944), which Sidney also directed.

Release date was that of premiere in New York City; general United States release was September 1946.

  • "I Think of You", Music Based on "Piano Concerto No.2" by Sergei Rachmaninoff, Music Adaptation and Lyrics by John Elliott and Don Marcotte
  • "Someone to Love", Music by Paul Abraham, Lyrics by Ralph Freed
  • "These Patient Years", Music by Sammy Fain, Lyrics by Ralph Freed
  • "Holiday in Mexico", Music by Sammy Fain, Lyrics by Ralph Freed
  • "You, So It's You", Music by Nacio Herb Brown, Lyrics by Earl K. Brent
  • "And Dreams Remain", Music by Raoul Soler, Lyrics by Ralph Freed
  • "Walter Winchell Rhumba", Music by Noro Morales
  • "Yo Te Amo Much - And That's That", Written by Sam H. Stept, Ervin Drake, Xavier Cugat and Noro Morales
  • "Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor", Music by Sergei Rachmaninoff
  • "Polonaise in A Flat, Opus 53", Music by Frédéric Chopin
  • "Linda Mujer", Written by Raphael Duchesne; "Liebestod", From "Tristan und Isolde" Music by Richard Wagner
  • "Italian Street Song", Music by Victor Herbert, Lyrics by Rida Johnson Young
  • "Good Night, Sweetheart", Written by Ray Noble, Jimmy Campbell and Reginald Connelly
  • "Les filles de Cadiz", Music by Léo Delibes, Lyrics by Alfred de Musset
  • "Csak Egy Szep Lany", Traditional
  • "The Music Goes 'Round and 'Round", Written by Mike Riley, Edward Farley
  • and "Red", Hodgson
  • "Three Blind Mice", Traditional
  • "Ave Maria", Music by Franz Schubert.

Live-Action Film with an Animated Title Sequence.

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