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Road to Rio (1947) was a Musical - Comedy Film directed by Norman Z. McLeod and produced by Daniel Dare.

Academy Awards 1947 --- Ceremony Number 20 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Music - ScoringRobert Emmett DolanNominated
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Road to Rio (1947)

By 4 Star Film Fan on May 15, 2018 From 4 Star Films

My dad has been and forever will be a fountain of pop cultural knowledge. I learned the little I know from the best, the difference is, he lived through most of it. Still, I must admit, at times I didn’t believe some of these touchstones of yesteryear when I was a kid. How could anyone have ac... Read full article


A Caminho do Rio / Road to Rio (1947)

By L? on Jul 15, 2015 From Critica Retro

A Caminho do Rio / Road to Rio (1947) O ano ? 1947. Desde 1944 Bing Crosby detinha o t?tulo de ator com maior sucesso de bilheteria. Em uma situa??o muito confort?vel, ele fez com seus parceiros Bob Hope e Dorothy Lamour o quinto dos sete filmes da s?rie “Road to...”, que misturav... Read full article


A Caminho do Rio / Road to Rio (1947)

By L? on Nov 30, -0001 From Critica Retro

A Caminho do Rio / Road to Rio (1947) O ano ? 1947. Desde 1944 Bing Crosby detinha o t?tulo de ator com maior sucesso de bilheteria. Em uma situa??o muito confort?vel, ele fez com seus parceiros Bob Hope e Dorothy Lamour o quinto dos sete filmes da s?rie “Road to...”, que mistura... Read full article


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Hot Lips Barton: Look at this contract we signed for five months - two weeks guarantee!


Hot Lips Barton: [to his trumpet] You happy little Grable bait!


Scat Sweeney: This might be a plot to get rid of us! The coffee might be poisoned!
Hot Lips Barton: Yeah, who knows this co...
[He drops the cup]
Hot Lips Barton: [to Catherine Vail] You got any tea?


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Disembarking from the ship, Bing Crosby tells sinister Gale Sondegaard "I'll listen for you on Inner Sanctum". Radio's "Inner Sanctum Mysteries" debuted in 1941 and featured gruesome stories and spine-chilling characters.
Escaping from the hoods at the wedding by bursting through the crowd, Scat shouts "Come on Blanchard" and Hotlips replies "Block 'em Davis". The audience would have recognized the reference to Felix Blanchard and Glenn Davis, former Army star running backs. As team-mates from 1944 to 1946, they were referred to as "Mr. Inside" and "Mr. Outside." Blanchard had won the Heisman Trophy in 1945 and Davis in 1946, the year before the movie was released.
The fifth of the seven Bob Hope, Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour "Road" films.
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