Springtime in the Rockies (1942)

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Broadway partners Vicky Lane and Dan Christy have a tiff over Christy's womanizing. Jealous Vicky takes up with her old flame and former dance partner, Victor Price, and Dan's career takes ... See full summary »


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  • Carmen Miranda and Edward Everett Horton in Springtime in the Rockies (1942)
  • Betty Grable and John Payne in Springtime in the Rockies (1942)
  • Carmen Miranda and Betty Grable in Springtime in the Rockies (1942)
  • Betty Grable and Cesar Romero in Springtime in the Rockies (1942)
  • Carmen Miranda and Betty Grable in Springtime in the Rockies (1942)
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18 May 2001 | Doylenf
One of Betty's best...typical musical fluff enlivened by Carmen Miranda and Edward Everett Horton...
20th Century Fox knew how to build films around Betty Grable and this is one of their better efforts, thanks to the presence of a first-rate cast: John Payne, Carmen Miranda, Cesar Romero, Edward Everett Horton, Jackie Gleason and Harry James & His Orchestra.

The usual backstage story starts with Betty and frequent co-star John Payne having a spat over his womanizing ways. Before you know it, he follows her to the Rocky Mountains resort where the misunderstandings continue, involving Cesar Romero, a very funny Carmen Miranda and the bumbling Edward Everett Horton. Miranda gets to do her thing with some fractured English and some great songs tossed in. Betty displays more than modest talent in the singing and dancing department (especially graceful with Cesar Romero) and Payne firmly established himself as the most presentable leading man of the Fox musicals in the '40s. Everyone looks great in the technicolor photography. If it's musicals you like, what's not to like?

Summing up: amiable, tune-filled entertainment of the kind that doesn't exist any more. Payne's best performance since 'Sun Valley Serenade'.

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