Neptune's Daughter (1949) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Edward Buzzell and produced by Jack Cummings.
Academy Awards 1949 --- Ceremony Number 22 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Music - Song||Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser||Won|
Neptune's Daughter (1949).By Dawn Sample on Oct 14, 2012 From Noir and Chick Flicks
Neptune's Daughter (1949). Musical/ romantic/ comedy Cast: Esther Williams, Red Skelton, Ricardo Montalb?n, Betty Garrett, Keenan Wynn, Xavier Cugat and Mel Blanc. Directer: Edward Buzzell. Features the Academy Award winning song Baby, It's Cold Outside by Frank Loesser. Neptune's Daughter was the t... Read full article
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Esther Williams was pregnant during the filming of this movie.
In a 1999 interview, Esther Williams recalled that she and Ricardo Montalban were originally supposed to sing Frank Loesser's song, "I'd Love to Get You (On a Slow Boat to China)" in this film. But MGM's censors rejected the song as too suggestive. (Strangely, they interpreted "get" as "have" in a sexual sense.) When Williams asked Loesser for a new song, he offered the now-classic, "Baby, It's Cold Outside." The MGM censors offered no objection to it, even though Williams thought the lyrics were even more suggestive than "Slow Boat To China".
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