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Anchors Aweigh (1945)

Anchors Aweigh
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Frank Sinatra Frank Sinatra
Clarence Doolittle
Kathryn Grayson Kathryn Grayson
Susan Abbott
Gene Kelly Gene Kelly
Joseph Brady
José Iturbi José Iturbi
José Iturbi
Dean Stockwell Dean Stockwell
Donald Martin
Pamela Britton Pamela Britton
Girl from Brooklyn
Rags Ragland Rags Ragland
Police Sergeant
Billy Gilbert Billy Gilbert
Cafe Manager


Written by
Isobel Lennart Isobel Lennart
(screen play)
Natalie Marcin Natalie Marcin


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Join the Navy!

2 years, 2 months ago at Apr 18 21:08
Anchors Aweigh is the first film of the Frank Sinatra-Gene Kelly trilogy, tapping into classic Hollywood musicals odd fascination with sailors. It wouldn’t be the last time Kelly or Sinatra would play a sailor and what an underrated comedic duo they are. Gene Kelly is loveably egocentric, constantly lying about his exploits with dames and rubbing the fact that he got leave in his comrades’ fac... read more
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Description: In this Gene Kelly classic dance-musical comedy, Kelly and Sinatra plays Joe and Clarence (respectively), two navy sailors who have a few days leave in Hollywood. All Joe wants to do is to have a good time and meet up with his girl, the unseen Lola. Clarence on the other hand just wants to get a girl. They soon meet a little boy who ran away from home and wants to join the navy. They take him home and soon meets his young beautiful singer-wannabe aunt Susan (Kathryn Grayson). Clarence develops a crush on her, so he asks Joe to help him get Susan to like him. Soon Joe gets himself caught in between a promise to Susan to meet a bi ... (more)
Release date: 1 August 1945
UPC: 012569507029
Tags: Musical (5), 1945 (3), Gene Kelly (2), Dance (2), Romance (2), Comedy (2), Frank Sinatra (1), 1940s (1), Classic (1), Music Video (1), Song (1), Singing (1), Music (1), Violin (1), Sailors (1), Mgm (1), 40's (1), Kathryn Grayson (1)
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"Best Musical Score! Winner: Anchors Aweigh! Nominees: Can't Help Singing Rhapsody in Blue Tonight and Every Night Wonder Man"



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