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Coney Island (1943 film)

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Director  Walter Lang
Budget  1.62 million USD
Writer  George Seaton
Language  English
6.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Musical, Comedy
Country  United States
Coney Island (1943 film) movie poster
Release date  June 11, 1943 (1943-06-11)
Music director  Ralph Rainger, Alfred Newman
Cast  Betty Grable (Kate Farley), George Montgomery (Eddie Johson), Cesar Romero (Joe Rocco), Phil Silvers (Frankie)
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Coney Island is a 1943 American Technicolor musical film released by Twentieth Century Fox and starring Betty Grable in one of her biggest hits. A "gay nineties" musical (set in that time period) it also featured George Montgomery, Cesar Romero, and Phil Silvers, was choreographed by Hermes Pan, and was directed by Walter Lang. Betty Grable also starred in the 1950 remake, Wabash Avenue.


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In 1944, the year after the film was released, it was nominated for an Oscar for Alfred Newman in the category of Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture

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The film is also known as: Coney Island in Sweden, L'île aux plaisirs in France, L'isola delle sirene in Italy, San oneiro in Greece, Se necesitan maridos in Spain and Tivolin kaunotar in Finland.

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  • Betty Grable as Kate Farley
  • George Montgomery as Eddie Johnson
  • Cesar Romero as Joe Rocco
  • Charles Winninger as Finnegan
  • Phil Silvers as Frankie
  • Matt Briggs as William Hammerstein
  • Paul Hurst as Louie
  • Frank Orth as the Bartender
  • Soundtrack

    Coney Island (1943 film) CONEY ISLAND TRAILER 1943 BETTY GRABLE YouTube
  • "Take It from There"

  • Coney Island (1943 film) Coney Island 1943 ffilmsorgMusic by Ralph Rainger Lyrics by Leo Robin
  • "Beautiful Coney Island"
  • Music by Ralph Rainger Lyrics by Leo Robin
  • "Miss Lulu from Louisville"
  • Music by Ralph Rainger Lyrics by Leo Robin
  • "Get the Money"
  • Music by Ralph Rainger Lyrics by Leo Robin
  • "There's Danger in a Dance"
  • Music by Ralph Rainger Lyrics by Leo Robin
  • "Old Demon Rum"
  • Music by Ralph Rainger Lyrics by Leo Robin
  • "Put Your Arms Around Me, Honey (I Never Knew Any Girl Like You)"
  • Music by Albert von Tilzer Lyrics by Junie McCree
  • "Cuddle Up a Little Closer"
  • Words by Otto A. Harbach (as O.A. Hauerbach) Music by Karl Hoschna (as Karl L. Hoschna)
  • "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling"
  • Music by Ernest Ball Lyrics by Chauncey Olcott and George Graff Jr.
  • "Pretty Baby"
  • Music by Egbert Van Alstyne and Tony Jackson Lyrics by Gus Kahn
  • "The Darktown Strutters' Ball"
  • Written by Shelton Brooks

    Radio adaptation

    Coney Island was presented on Lux Radio Theatre September 30, 1946. Grable reprised her screen role. Victor Mature and Barry Sullivan also starred in the adaptation.


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