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The Sky's the Limit (1943) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Edward H. Griffith and produced by David Hempstead and Sherman Todd.

Academy Awards 1943 --- Ceremony Number 16 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Music - ScoringLeigh HarlineNominated
Best Music - SongMusic by Harold Arlen; Lyrics by Johnny MercerNominated
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Joan Manion: You know, purely in a sociological way, you interest me. A little.
Fred Atwell: Well, it's a beginning, isn't it?
Joan Manion: Don't get me wrong! What interests me is this passion you seem to have for having your picture taken.
Fred Atwell: Let's talk it over.
[to bartender]
Fred Atwell: I'll have the same, please.
Joan Manion: You know, I'm supposed to be taking pictures of celebrities.
Fred Atwell: Couldn't I be the fellow who never gets his name mentioned? The one they call 'a friend'? You know: 'Ginger Rogers - and friend.'


Joan Manion: [Fred and Joan have just finished a dance number] Where did you learn to dance like that?
Fred Atwell: Arthur Murray.


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The character played by Fred Astaire refers to Ginger Rogers and Rita Hayworth, Astaire's former co-stars.
Joan Leslie's vocals for "My Shining Hour" were dubbed by Sally Sweetland.
Fred Astaire cut his shins and ankles on the broken glass generated during "One for My Baby."
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