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On Moonlight Bay (1951)

Approved | | Comedy, Family, Musical | 1951 (UK)
During World War I, a teenage girl begins a romance with a college student, but his unconventional attitudes cause friction with her father.

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The Winfield family moves into a new house in a small town in Indiana. Tomboy Marjorie Winfield begins a romance with William Sherman who lives across the street. Marjorie has to learn how to dance and act like a proper young lady. Unfortunately William Sherman has unconventional ideas for the time (setting is during W.W.I, but the war does not play a major part for most of the movie). His ideas include not believing in marriage or money, which causes friction with Marjorie's father, who is the local bank vice president. Written by Scott Lane <rslane@ix.netcom.com>

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A la luz de la luna  »

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1.37 : 1
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Opening credits: The story, all names, characters and incidents portrayed in this production are fictitious. No identification with actual persons, living or dead, is intended or should be inferred. See more »

Goofs

(at around 24 mins) When Wesley is under the decking choking due to the dirt, his mouth is out of sync with his coughs and wheezes. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mr. Winfield: [to Jim] Hello, what's your name? I guess we're going to be neighbors.
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Followed by By the Light of the Silvery Moon (1953) See more »

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Hurry No. 1
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Music by J.S. Zamecnik
Played during the silent picture after John returns home
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Another great Doris Day movie!
14 January 2001 | by See all my reviews

I just happened across this one Sunday morning on Turner Classic Movies, and I loved it. What a cast: Doris, Gordon, Billy Gray (of "Father Knows Best"), Ellen Corby (Grandma of "The Waltons"), Mary Wicks (from the "Sister Act" movies) and others who made this a total trip down memory lane. I can hardly wait for the second movie, "By the Light of the Silvery Bay" (1953) to come on!


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