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Honolulu (1939) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Edward Buzzell and produced by Jack Cummings.

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Musical Monday: Honolulu (1939)

on Jul 13, 2015 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: ?Honolulu? (1939)? Musical #... Read full article


Honolulu (1939)

By Lindsey on Jan 5, 2015 From The Motion Pictures

Brooks Mason (Robert Young) is one of Hollywood’s most popular film stars. He’s got the type of fame that makes it impossible for him to leave his home without being mobbed by fans. George Smith (also played by Robert Young) is the owner of a Hawaiian pineapple plantation, who has come t... Read full article


Honolulu (1939)

By Emily on May 12, 2014 From The Vintage Cameo

When you settle in to watch a film called “Honolulu,” you might expect to see a lush, expansive musical with plenty of opulent sets and numbers, perhaps a sequence or two in Technicolor to highlight the natural beauty of the island and to wow the viewer’s imagination. But, lest you... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: HONOLULU (1939)

By Jennifer Garlen on Dec 29, 2013 From Virtual Virago

Comedies about mistaken or switched identity go all the way back to the Ancient Romans and the Menaechmus brothers, but the most familiar iteration of the plot might be Mark Twain's The Prince and the Pauper, which has been adapted, revised, and parodied so many times that even Barbie and Mickey Mou... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: HONOLULU (1939)

By Jennifer Garlen on Dec 29, 2013 From Virtual Virago

Comedies about mistaken or switched identity go all the way back to the Ancient Romans and the Menaechmus brothers, but the most familiar iteration of the plot might be Mark Twain's The Prince and the Pauper, which has been adapted, revised, and parodied so many times that even Barbie and Mickey Mou... Read full article


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Quotes from

[Millie has just spotted movie star Brooks Mason on the deck of a cruise ship]
Millicent 'Millie' De Grasse: My dream man! I'm gonna meet him in person. And I'm warning you, if he makes one false move, I'm his!
Miss Dorothy 'Dot' March: I suppose you think it'll do you a lot of good to throw yourself at him.
Millicent 'Millie' De Grasse: Throw myself at him? If I thought it would do any good, I'd have myself shot at him out of a cannon!


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Facts about

Final film appearance of George Burns and Gracie Allen together.
The entire "Hola E Pae" number of the Hawaiian Medley was inserted into the movie I Dood It.
Sammy Lee took over as dance director when Bobby Connolly got involved as dance director in The Wizard of Oz.
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Also directed by Edward Buzzell




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