Luxury Liner

Luxury Liner

Director: Richard Whorf Cast: George Brent, Jane Powell, Lauritz Melchior

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Overview

MGM whipped up another musical salad with Luxury Liner, featuring a glittering lineup of contractees including Jane Powell, Lauritz Melchior and Xavier Cugat. George Brent plays the skipper of a "love boat"-type cruise ship, while Ms. Powell plays his daughter. She entertains the passengers at every opportunity with a string of forgettable songs, and finds love herself in the form of Thomas E. Breen(you remember him). The highlight of the film features Jane Powell in male drag, singing "Spring Came to Vienna" to an uncomfortable-looking ingenue (Shirley Johns). Luxury Liner is the sort of lavish trifle that could only have come out of the Hollywood Studio System.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/20/2009
UPC: 0883316163474
Original Release: 1948
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 1:38:00
Sales rank: 9,468

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
George Brent Capt. Jeremy Bradford
Jane Powell Polly Bradford
Lauritz Melchior Olaf Eriksen
Frances Gifford Laura Dene
Marina Koshetz Zita Romanka
Xavier Cugat Himself
Thomas E. Breen Denis Mulvy
Richard Derr Charles Worton
John Ridgely Chief Officer Carver
Romo Vincent Pierre
Betty Blythe Miss Fenmoor
Michael Dugan Officer
Lee Tung Foo Fu Dong
Shirley Johns Count Karper
May McAvoy Woman
Roger Moore Actor
Kay Norton Ship's Hostess
Juanita Quigley Jean
Georgette Windsor Perdita
Wesley Hopper Waiter
Connie Gilchrist Bertha
Joyce Compton Actor

Technical Credits
Richard Whorf Director
Nick Castle Choreography
Richard Connell Screenwriter
Cedric Gibbons Art Director
Paul Groesse Art Director
Karl Kamb Screenwriter
Robert J. Kern Editor
Arthur Krams Set Decoration/Design
Gladys Lehman Screenwriter
Jean Louis Costumes/Costume Designer
Joe Pasternak Producer
Robert Planck Cinematographer
Helen Rose Costumes/Costume Designer
George Stoll Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
Irene Valles Costumes/Costume Designer
Edwin B. Willis Set Decoration/Design

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