Greenwich Village (1944)

Greenwich Village (1944)

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Those willing to accept Carmen Miranda as a "typical" 1920s type will be able to swallow the rest of the lavish but rather silly 20th Century-Fox musical Greenwich Village. Most of the action takes place in a New York speakeasy managed by tough guy Danny O'Mara (William Bendix). Providing entertainment in this rowdy establishment is songwriter Kenneth Harvey (Don Ameche), singing sensation Bonnie Watson (Vivian Blaine) and fortune-teller/dancer Princess Querida (Carmen Miranda). Harvey aspires to become a serious composer, while O'Mara has yearnings to produce a hit Broadway show. Everything works out to everyone's satisfaction by fadeout time, and Harvey (of course) falls in love with Bonnie. Specialty acts included the ballroom dance team of Tony and Sally De Marco, the precision-tap specialists The Four Step Brothers, and an up-and-coming group of nightclub comedians called The Revuers (Judy Holliday, Adolph Green, Betty Comden and Alvin Hammer), whose main routine, alas, ended up on the cutting room floor.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Classics , Musical & Performing Arts
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Twentieth Century Fox

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Cast

Don Ameche
as Kenneth Harvey
Carmen Miranda
as Princess Querida
Vivian Blaine
as Bonnie Watson
William Bendix
as Danny O'Mara
B.S. Pully
as Brophy
Sally De Marco
as Herself
Emil Rameau
as Kovesky
Frank Orth
as Cadway
Torben Meyer
as Butler
Four Step Bros.
as Specialty
Jason Evers
as Young Man
Hal K. Dawson
as Cashier
William B. Davidson
as Dance Director
Eddie Dunn
as Set Designer
Sherry Hall
as Assistant Set Designer
Paul Hurst
as Milkman
Tom Dugan
as Bootlegger
Billy Wayne
as Ballyhoo Man
Oliver Blake
as Ambers
Charles Arnt
as Author with Letter (uncredited)
Charles Williams
as Drake - Author (uncredited)
Revuers
as including
Alvin Hammer
as Herself
Judy Holliday
as Herself
Betty Comden
as Herself
Adolph Green
as Herself
The Step Brothers
as Specialty
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½

Flashy but unmemorable musical that does contain one beautiful song "Whispering".

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