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Bathing Beauty (1944) (The Co-Ed)

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Starring (View all)
Red Skelton Red Skelton
Steve Elliot
Esther Williams Esther Williams
Caroline Brooks
Basil Rathbone Basil Rathbone
George Adams
Bill Goodwin Bill Goodwin
Professor Willis Evans
Jean Porter Jean Porter
Jean Allenwood
Nana Bryant Nana Bryant
Dean Clinton
Carlos Ramírez Carlos Ramírez
Carlos Ramirez
Ethel Smith Ethel Smith
Ethel Smith - Music Teacher

Written by
Curtis Kenyon Curtis Kenyon
George Oppenheimer George Oppenheimer


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Bathing Beauty

6 years, 2 months ago at Sep 16 21:16
Ziegfeld Follies was my first cinematic glimpse of Esther Williams in action, and she was wildly hypnotic. A water nymph in three dimensions, a woman making incredibly taxing and athletic movements look seamless and smooth. It was as if the water and her body were in an extended romantic dance, and this brief segment made me curious as to what treasures her films would hold. So I decided to start ... read more
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Description: Bathing Beauty is a 1944 musical film starring Red Skelton, Basil Rathbone, and Esther Williams, and directed by George Sidney. Although this was not Williams' screen debut, it was her first Technicolor musical. The film was initially to be titled "Mr. Co-Ed", with Red Skelton having top billing. However, once MGM executives watched the first cut of the film, they realized that Esther Williams' role should be showcased more, and changed the title to "Bathing Beauty", giving her prominent billing and featuring her bathing-suit clad figure on the posters. The film is also Janis Paige's film debut. After t ... (more)
Release date: 1 July 1944
Tags: 1944 (2), Comedy (2), Usa (1), Musical (1), Music (1), Band (1), Swimming (1), College (1), Water (1)
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