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Director  James V. Kern
Music director  Jule Styne, Walter Scharf
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Language  English
5.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Musical
Screenplay  Hal Kanter, Sid Silvers
Country  United States
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Release date  November 1, 1951 (1951-11-01)
Writer  Sid Silvers (screenplay), Hal Kanter (screenplay), Sammy Cahn (story)
Cast  Tony Martin (Dan Carter), Janet Leigh (Nancy Peterson), Gloria DeHaven (Hannah Holbrook), Eddie Bracken (Lew Conway), Ann Miller (Joyce Campbell), Barbara Lawrence (S.F. (Foxy) Rogers)
Similar movies  Birdman, Frozen, Pitch Perfect 2, Into the Woods, Mulan, Aladdin
Tagline  Get set for a Racy Romp up and down the Big Street!

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Two Tickets to Broadway is a 1951 American Technicolor musical film directed by James V. Kern and filmed on the RKO Forty Acres backlot. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Sound Recording (John Aalberg). The film was choreographed by Busby Berkeley.

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The roles of the two delicatessen owners were originally offered to Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, who had to turn down the parts due to Laurel being ill.

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Plot

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Frustrated singers Hannah Holbrook, Joyce Campbell and S. F. "Foxy" Rogers return dejectedly to New York on a bus, their out-of-town engagement in Vermont, arranged by small-time promoter Lew Conway, having been a huge flop.

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Nancy Peterson, another passenger on the bus, mistakenly believes Dan Carter has stolen her suitcase. It turns out both are entertainers. They end up with each other's bags, then become better acquainted after the mix-up.

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The conniving Lew represents Dan and tries to get him to take the same bad gig the girl singers just left. Lew also meets a couple of delicatessen owners, Leo and Harry, who might have money to invest in his performers' careers. The agent has an impersonator, Glendon, pretend to be the producer of bandleader Bob Crosby's television program.

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Everybody excitedly believes that Lew has booked them on the TV show. Lew continually tries to get in to see Crosby's actual producer, totally in vain. He lies to the singers that Crosby won't book them because he is jealous of Dan's ability as a singer. A furious Nancy barges into the TV studio to berate Crosby and his producer, who have no idea what she is talking about.

Nancy boards a bus, headed back home. Crosby's producer, however, says he's been interested in Dan for quite a while, and ends up with an opening on tonight's show after Lew locks the scheduled performers in a closet. Nancy refuses to believe Lew that the gang really is performing on tonight's show, until she spots Dan singing on a TV in a store's window. She races back to New York just in time to join the others on the show.

Cast

  • Tony Martin as Dan Carter
  • Janet Leigh as Nancy Peterson
  • Gloria DeHaven as Hannah Holbrook
  • Eddie Bracken as Lew Conway
  • Ann Miller as Joyce Campbell
  • Barbara Lawrence as S. F. Rogers
  • Bob Crosby as Himself
  • Charles Dale as Leo, Palace Deli
  • Joe Smith as Harry, Palace Deli
  • Taylor Holmes as Willard Glendon
  • Buddy Baer as Sailor on Bus
  • Reception

    The film recorded an estimated loss of $1,150,000.

    References

    Two Tickets to Broadway Wikipedia
    Two Tickets to Broadway IMDb Two Tickets to Broadway themoviedb.org


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