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Down to Earth (1947) was a Comedy - Fantasy Film directed by Alexander Hall and produced by Don Hartman.

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Musical Monday: Down to Earth (1947)

on Aug 3, 2020 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 600. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: Down to Earth (1947) ? Music... Read full article

Down to Earth (1947)

on Jul 10, 2015 From Journeys in Classic Film

The final Rita Hayworth movie of the week sends her off on a high note after two lackluster B-movies. Down to Earth is a quasi?continuation/sequel to 1941’s Here Comes Mr. Jordan (both directed by Alexander Hall), and in the same universe as Cover Girl (1944). It’s also got to be the ins... Read full article

Down to Earth (1947)

By Lindsey on Sep 19, 2012 From The Motion Pictures

(Image via Terpsichore is one of the nine mythological Greek muses, and she’s come down to earth to help a hunky man achieve success in an entertainment endeavor. If this plot sounds familiar, that’s because it is. Down to Earth, this 1947 film starring Rita Hayworth as Terps... Read full article

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Terpsichore: [singing] There's a law against men beating their wives, which inhibits about a million guys' lives.

Joe Manion: That's very touching. But unless I have my $20,000 by tomorrow morning...
Danny Miller: You'll have one of your gorillas bump me off.
Joe Manion: You've been seeing too many movies.

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Although it is not unusual in the history of film for an actor's singing voice to be dubbed by someone else this film is a rare instance where both leads, Rita Hayward and Larry Parks, could not sing. Anita Ellis sang for Rita and Hal Derwin dubbed Parks.
Adele Jergens' singing voice was dubbed by Kay Starr.
After Kitty (Rita Hayworth) and Danny (Larry Parks) finish their fight about how the information in the play is all wrong, Hayworth picks up a snow globe from a table and throws it at a mirror. It is the same snow globe that Charles Foster Kane drops when he dies in Citizen Kane. Charles Foster Kane was played by Orson Welles, who was Hayworth's husband at the time.
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