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The Betty Grable Collection - Vol. 1

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  • DVD
  • 4 discs
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • MY BLUE HEAVEN: Blending musical comedy and drama, this unique film from the 1950s stars Dan Dailey and Betty Grable as Jack and Molly Moran, a showbiz couple looking to adopt after Molly suffers a miscarriage. They suffer some setbacks, not the least of which is prejudice against their occupation, but ultimately find happiness with two adopted children.

    THE DOLLY SISTERS: Pinup favorite Betty Grable and June Haver star in this comic biographical look at the lives of Jenny and Rosie Dolly, a Hungarian sister act who took Europe by storm in the early 1900s. The story focuses on the romance between singer-songwriter Harry Fox and the beautiful Jenny Dolly. Includes the song "I Can't Begin to Tell You."

    MOON OVER MIAMI: Don Ameche and Betty Grable star in this musical remake of the play THREE BLIND MICE. When an inheritance turns out to be worth a fraction of its initial value after taxes, Kay Latimer (Grable) convinces her sister, Barbara (Carole Landis), and her aunt, Susan (Charlotte Greenwood), to spend the money on a trip to Miami, where Kay hopes to land a millionaire for a husband. Once there, Kay's relatives pretend to be her servants and help her convince a bartender to obtain invitations for them to some upper-crust parties. Kay quickly finds herself tangled up with two men, Phil O'Neil and Jeffrey Bolton (Ameche and Robert Cummings), the former turning out to be penniless while the latter only has eyes for Barbara. Meanwhile, the hotel bartender, who despises gold diggers, discovers that Kay and company are paupers who can't even afford the hotel bill and threatens to blow the lid on the trio of damsels in distress. Grable fanned the fire of her burgeoning fame with a magnetic performance, her notoriously spectacular figure enhanced by a series of dazzling outfits. Songs from this funny and tuneful romp include "Kindergarten Conga," "Loveliness and Love," and "Is that Good?"

    DOWN ARGENTINE WAY: An American socialite on vacation in Argentina falls in love with a wealthy race horse owner. Carmen Miranda's first American film appearance was in this sparkling musical. Academy Award Nominations: 3, including Best (Color) Cinematography, Best Song ("Down Argentine Way").
  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 2234471

  • Credits
    Betty Grable, Frances Dean, Dan Dailey, June Haver, Carole Landis, Don Ameche, Dominic Felix Amici, Carmen Miranda, Marie de Carmo Miranda de Cunha
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