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On Moonlight Bay (1951) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Roy Del Ruth and produced by William Jacobs.

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Christmas Musical Monday: On Moonlight Bay (1951)

on Dec 11, 2017 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: On Moonlight Bay?(1951) ? Mu... Read full article


Films to watch in winter: On Moonlight Bay (1951)

By Lindsey on Dec 28, 2012 From The Motion Pictures

A note from Lindsey: Since the holidays have now passed, today I’m recommending a film for general Winter viewing: On Moonlight Bay. Only a portion of the film takes place during Winter, but I think it’s a great selection to watch during this time of the year! Buy this film or stream it ... Read full article


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Aunt Martha Robertson: No man believes in marriage... until a woman traps him into it!


Wesley Winfield: Marjorie's old petticoat! You've got me in Marjorie's old petticoat!


Marjorie 'Marjie' Winfield: Won't you come in and have a nice cool glass of buttermilk?
William 'Bill' Sherman: Yeah. I guess I'd like that. Marjorie?
Marjorie 'Marjie' Winfield: Yes, William?
William 'Bill' Sherman: In all fairness, I've got to tell you something.
Marjorie 'Marjie' Winfield: What?
William 'Bill' Sherman: I don't believe in marriage.
Marjorie 'Marjie' Winfield: But I just asked you in for some buttermilk.
William 'Bill' Sherman: Well, I... I didn't want to drink it under false pretences.
Marjorie 'Marjie' Winfield: Well, my goodness. Maybe, I don't believe in marriage, either.


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In the trailer, Mary Wickes is seen as Stella in a separately filmed sequence, in which she talks to the audience about the film.
This movie proved to be so popular that the studio immediately filmedBy the Light of the Silvery Moon which is a direct sequel with all the actors playing the same characters. This was very unusual at the time.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onMay 5, 1952 with Gordon MacRae reprising his film role.
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