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Flying with Music (1942)

A man fleeing from a divorce and alimony payments gets a job as a tour guide for five wealthy young women, one of whom is looking to bag a Latin singer she believes is in love with.

Director:

George Archainbaud

Writers:

Louis S. Kaye (screenplay), M. Coates Webster (screenplay)
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Marjorie Woodworth ... Ann Andrews
George Givot ... Harry Bernard
William Marshall ... Pilot Don Terry
Edward Gargan ... Joe
Jerry Bergen Jerry Bergen ... Wilbur
Norma Varden ... Miss Mullens
Claudia Drake ... Jill Parker
Jane Kean ... Bobbie
Jayne Hazard ... Jane
Dorothy Kelly Dorothy Kelly ... Mary (as Dorothy O'Kelly)
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Storyline

A man fleeing from a divorce and alimony payments gets a job as a tour guide for five wealthy young women, one of whom is looking to bag a Latin singer she believes is in love with.

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Sky-Ride Out Of This World To Love In Rhumba Rhythm!

Genres:

Musical

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 May 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Song of the Lagoon See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Hal Roach Studios See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film was first telecast in New York City Saturday 3 July 1948 on WPIX (Channel 11), in Los Angeles Tuesday 21 December 1948 on KTLA (Channel 5), in Chicago Sunday 16 January 1949 on WBKB (Channel 4), and in Philadelphia Sunday 24 July 1949 on WCAU (Channel 10), as part of their newly acquired series of three dozen Hal Roach feature film productions, originally theatrically released between 1931 and 1943, and now being syndicated for television broadcast by Regal Television Pictures. See more »

Soundtracks

If It's Love
Written by Edward Ward, Chet Forrest and Bob Wright
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Entertaining Hal Roach Production
9 February 2007 | by mr_hunchbackSee all my reviews

This is a typically wacky fast-paced Hal Roach comedy padded with some laughably ridiculous musical numbers.

It has everything - coochie dancers, pan-American travelog, Latin crooners, jungle romance, buxom blondes, blackface mammies, mediums, even a midget. The only furnishing it lacks is a suitably funny leading man. George Givot's performance as the obnoxious boob running from alimony payments wont leave you begging for more. Despite the occasional cramp he puts in the fun, the rest of the cast sail through the gags effortlessly.

I hope it shows up as an extra in a DVD package in the future - a true delight.


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