Coney Island

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DVD Features:

  • ASPECT RATIO 4:3 (FULL FRAME)
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 36 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1943
  • Label: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame
  • Audio:
    • English

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Description by OLDIES.com:

A saloon entertainer is changed from a raucous song-and-dance girl into a refined chanteuse.?

Product Description:

Everything clicks in this tuneful, colorful and profitable Betty Grable musical. The star plays Katie Farley, a gyrating saloon entertainer in turn-of-the-century New York. Convinced that Katie is destined for Bigger Things, Coney Island impresario Eddie Johnson (George Montgomery) tries to turn the raucous song-and-dance girl into a refined entertainer, at one point handcuffing her wrists and ankles so she'll be forced to rely on her voice rather than her undulations. Sure enough, Katie becomes a high-class Broadway star under the aegis of showman Willie Hammerstein (Matt Briggs) -- and equally sure enough, she and Eddie grow apart. After a desultory romance with Eddie's rival, slick saloon owner Joe Rocco (Cesar Romero), Katie eventually returns to the arms of the man she truly loves, as comedy relief Frankie (Phil Silvers) looks on in myopic glee. Among the musical highlights of CONEY ISLAND is Betty's delightful rendition of the old chestnut "Cuddle Up a Little Closer". The film was remade, again with Grable, as WABASH AVENUE (1950).

Plot Keywords:

Historical | Love Triangle | Romance | Singers
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  • Sales Rank: 19,405
  • UPC: 024543873877
  • Shipping Weight: 0.17/lbs (approx)
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