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Because You're Mine (1952)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical | October 1952 (USA)
A famous opera singer falls for his sergeant's sister at boot camp.

Director:

Alexander Hall

Writers:

Ruth Brooks Flippen (short), Sy Gomberg (short) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Mario Lanza ... Renaldo Rossano
Doretta Morrow Doretta Morrow ... Bridget Batterson
James Whitmore ... Sergeant 'Bat' Batterson
Dean Miller ... Ben Jones
Rita Corday ... Francesca Landers (as Paula Corday)
Jeff Donnell ... Patty Ware
Spring Byington ... Mrs. Edna Montville
Curtis Cooksey ... General Louis Montville
Don Porter ... Captain Burton Nordell Loring
Eduard Franz ... Albert Parkson Foster
Bobby Van ... Artie Pilcer
Ralph Reed Ralph Reed ... Horsey Jackson
Celia Lovsky ... Mrs. Rossano
Alexander Steinert Alexander Steinert ... Maestro Paradoni
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Storyline

A famous opera singer falls for his sergeant's sister at boot camp.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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The NEW Mario Lanza Musical has songs, fun and romance!

Genres:

Comedy | Musical

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mein Herz singt nur für Dich See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The older woman who asks for Renaldo's autograph is played by Mario Lanza's real-life mother; the unspeaking man with her is Mario's father. See more »

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Featured in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's World Famous Musical Hits! (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

The Song the Angels Sing
Written by Johannes Brahms, Irving Aaronson and Paul Francis Webster
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Lanza weight fluctuation and the costumer's solution
10 March 2006 | by styner-2See all my reviews

Lanza's character is inducted into the Army and undergoes basic training, during a season in which the summer uniform was prescribed. Normal summer "Class A" uniform for a private would have been a long-sleeved cotton khaki shirt with tie (tucked in between second and third buttons of shirt) and matching trousers, heavily starched (but no jacket or blouse). As an option, purchased at their own cost and only authorized for off-duty purposes, enlisted men could purchase an officer's summer Class A uniform, comprising shirt and tie in a tropical worsted material, topped with a jacket. Perhaps ten senior NCOs ever did this, of course. They and Lanza's character: the jacket hides a multitude of sins (and fat rolls), so Lanza's buck private is the best dressed enlisted man in the lower 48 during most of his military scenes. And he often looks as if he could play two NFL line positions simultaneously!


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