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You Were Never Lovelier

You Were Never Lovelier
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 37 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released: May 25, 2004
  • Originally Released: 1942
  • Label: Sony Pictures
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital Mono - English
    • Subtitles - English, Japanese

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Directed by
Edited by
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Composition by
Cinematography by
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Entertainment Reviews:

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 2,304
Rating: B+ -- Rita Hayworth proves to be a good partner for Fred Asatire in this enjoyable, Oscar-nominated musical, with good songs and numbers (Dearly Beloved by Jerome Kern). Full Review
EmanuelLevy.Com
Aug 16, 2012
Rating: 4/5 -- Good, but not quite great Astaire vehicle.
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
Sep 18, 2003
Rating: B -- A good Astaire romantic musical after life with Ginger, with a beautiful 24-year-old Rita Hayworth as Ginger's replacement. Full Review
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Apr 4, 2009
Rating: 4/5 -- Hayworth is no Rogers, but she makes a lovely partner anyway.
San Francisco Examiner
Jan 17, 2003
Fred Astaire thaws Buenos Aires beauty Rita Hayworth to Jerome Kern songs in the dancing team's second and far superior musical.
USA Today
May 28, 2004

Product Description:

Hotel magnate Edwardo Acuna has a thorn in his side. Maria (Rita Hayworth), his beautiful nubile daughter, refuses to seriously consider marriage. A traditional patriarch, Mr. Acuna wants his girls married off one by one. So until Maria's mated, he won't allow either of her lovesick younger sisters to wed. Knowing Maria likes orchids, her father creates a secret admirer by sending anonymous love letters and fresh flowers from a mystery man. When Robert (Fred Astaire), a talented entertainer in Mr. Acuna's employ, delivers one of the phony love letters, Maria mistakes him for the suitor in question. After Robert takes one look at Maria, he decides he doesn't mind being mistaken for her smitten wooer. But a tap-dancing crooner is last thing Acuna wants for a son-in-law. This first-rate musical romance features the title song, "I'm Old Fashioned," and "Dearly Beloved." Academy Award Nominations: Best Sound Recording, Best Song ("Dearly Beloved"), Best Scoring of a Musical Picture.

Plot Synopsis:

Hotel magnate Edwardo Acuna has a thorn in his side. Maria, his beautiful nubile daughter, refuses to seriously consider marriage. A traditional patriarch, Mr. Acuna wants his girls married off one by one. So until Maria's mated, he won't allow either of her lovesick younger sisters to wed. Knowing Maria likes orchids, her father creates a secret admirer by sending anonymous love letters and fresh flowers from a mystery man. When Robert, a talented entertainer in Mr. Acuna's employ, delivers one of the phony love letters, Maria mistakes him for the suitor in question. After Robert takes one look at Maria, he decides he doesn't mind being mistaken for her smitten wooer. But a tap-dancing crooner is last thing Acuna wants for a son-in-law.

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Production Notes:

  • A Louis E. Feldman production.
  • Additional cast members include: Douglas Leavitt, Catherine Craig, Mary Field and Stanley Brown.

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  • Sales Rank: 58,424
  • UPC: 043396037038
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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