By the Light of the Silvery Moon (1953)





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This film was a sequel to On Moonlight Bay (1951). The main plot concerns the hot-and-cold romance between Doris Day and Gordon MacRae. MacRae will not marry Doris until he is financially able to do so, which results in several break-ups before the final clinch at the local ice rink.
Classics , Comedy , Drama , Kids & Family , Musical & Performing Arts , Romance
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Warner Bros.

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Gordon MacRae
as Bill Sherman
Doris Day
as Marjorie Winfield
Leon Ames
as George Winfield
Billy Gray
as Wesley Winfield
John Maxwell
as Ike Hickey
Mary Wickes
as Stella
Rosemary DeCamp
as Alice Winfield
Maria Palmer
as Miss LaRue
Geraldine Wall
as Mrs. Harris
Russell Arms
as Chester Finley
Rosemary De Camp
as Mrs. Winfield
Howard Wendell
as Mr. Harris
Carol Forman
as Dangerous Dora
Walter Flannery
as Ronald 'PeeWee' Harris
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Critic Reviews for By the Light of the Silvery Moon

All Critics (1)

Grand Warner Brothers 1950s Doris Day musical, rich with period music.

November 17, 2006
Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers

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Full Review… | December 31, 1999
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Audience Reviews for By the Light of the Silvery Moon

I guess as musicals go, it's not too bad. It's not my favorite genre. It's a sweet film, Doris Day is well cast and Mary Wickes is great in a supporting role, ans she is a real scene stealer. Nothing great but it is entertaining.

James Higgins
James Higgins

silly but charming, the kind of film they don't make anymore.

jay nixon
jay nixon

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I havn't seen this movie. I want to though, very badly.[img][/img] The reason I rate it a 10 is that my best friends says It's very good.[img][/img]

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David Smith

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