Anchors Aweigh

Anchors Aweigh
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 23 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: May 13, 2008
  • Originally Released: 1945
  • Label: Warner Home Video
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring , &
Performer: , , , , &
Directed by
Edited by
Screenwriting by
Composition by
Produced by
Director of Photography: &

Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1945 - Best Adapted or Musical Song/Score: George Stoll

Product Description:

Gangway for Sinatra and Kelly as song and dance lead the list of activities when sailors on shore leave fall in with a fatherless boy and his beautiful aunt. Includes the irresistible dance sequence with Kelly and Jerry, the cartoon mouse. Academy Award Nominations: 5, including Best Picture, Best Actor Gene Kelly, Best Song ("I Fall in Love Too Easily"). Academy Awards: Best Scoring of a Musical Picture.

Plot Synopsis:

Two sailors go on a four-day shore leave in Hollywood where, in their relentless effort to pick up girls, they become involved with a charming, fatherless boy who want to join the Navy and his beautiful aunt who's trying to get an audition with famous pianist José Iturbi.


Production Notes:

  • The film is well-known for a sequence in which Gene Kelly dances with Jerry (of "Tom and Jerry" fame) in one of the first pairings between a live actor and an animated figure.
  • Shot in three-strip Technicolor.
  • George Stoll won the Academy Award for Best Scoring of a Musical, though his credit in the film was Musical Director.
  • All songs in the film sung by Frank Sinatra were written by Jule Styne and Sammy Cahn.
  • Earl Brent was the vocal arranger for Kathryn Grayson.
  • Gene Kelly's actual credit was for "Dance Sequences Creation."
  • MGM Cartoon Studio provided the "Tom & Jerry" cartoon.
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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 35,009
  • UPC: 883929007608
  • Shipping Weight: 0.21/lbs (approx)
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