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.
When Frank Loesser's "Baby, It's Cold Outside" was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song, other songwriters protested because Loesser had originally written it in 1944 as a duet for himself and his wife to sing at parties, and they argued that it should not therefore be counted as an "original" song. But the Academy ruled that since the song had never been performed PROFESSIONALLY before it appeared in the film, it was therefore eligible, and it went on to win the award.
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