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That Night in Rio Details

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That Night in Rio is a musical remake of 1934's Folies Bergère. Don Ameche plays a dual role as a middle-aged Brazilian industrialist, and a young Rio de Janeiro cabaret performer who looks just like him. The highlight of the entertainer's act is an imitation of the industrialist, which impresses the latter's associates. When the industrialist is unable to attend an important business conference, his lieutenants persuade the entertainer to take his place. The entertainer falls in love with the industrialist's wife (Alice Faye), treating her so gallantly that when the real husband returns, he decides to be more attentive to and appreciative of his spouse. Carmen Miranda is supposed to be playing the entertainer's jealous girlfriend, but she's really around just to let loose with such below-the-Equator hits as "Chica, Chica, Boom Chic." The Rudolph Lothar/Hans Adler play on which That Night in Rio was based was given a third go round in 1951 as the Danny Kaye vehicle On the Riviera. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Alice Faye
as Baroness Cecilia Duarte
Don Ameche
as Baron Manuel Duarte
Don Ameche
as Larry Martin
Carmen Miranda
as Carmen
S.Z. Sakall
as Arthur Penna
J. Carrol Naish
as Machado
Curt Bois
as Felicio Salles
Leonid Kinskey
as Pierre Dufont
Frank Puglia
as Pedro
Lillian Porter
as Luiza
Maria Montez
as Inez
Georges Renavent
as Ambassador
Fortunio Bonanova
as Pereira
Eddie Conrad
as Alfonso
Poppy Wilde
as Model
Jean del Val
as Man
Fredrik Vogeding
as Trader
Vivian Mason
Gino Corrado
as Clerk
Fred Malatesta
as Butler
Alberto Morin
as Eca
Eugene Borden
as Official at Airport

Crew

Irving Cummings
Director
Fred Kohlmar
Producer
Darryl F. Zanuck
Producer
Bess Meredyth
Screenwriter
George Seaton
Screenwriter
Samuel Hoffenstein
Screenwriter
Leon Shamroy
Cinematographer
Ray Rennahan
Cinematographer
Alfred Newman
Composer (Music Score)
Alfred Newman
Musical Direction/Supervision
Mack Gordon
Composer (Music Score)
Mack Gordon
Songwriter
Harry Warren
Composer (Music Score)
Harry Warren
Songwriter
Walter Thompson
Editor
Richard Day
Art Director
Travis Banton
Costume Designer
Hermes Pan
Choreography
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