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On Moonlight Bay (1951) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Roy Del Ruth and produced by William Jacobs.

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From the Archives: On Moonlight Bay ( 1951 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Jul 8, 2022 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

Gordon MacRae serenades Doris Day in a wooden "canoe" while a man who looks a lot like Gower Champion paddles in this publicity photo from Warner Brother's musical On Moonlight Bay ( 1951 ). From the Archives is our latest series of posts where we share photos from the Silverbanks Pictures collectio... Read full article

Christmas Musical Monday: On Moonlight Bay (1951)

on Dec 11, 2017 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 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: On Moonlight Bay?(1951) ? Mu... Read full article

Films to watch in winter: On Moonlight Bay (1951)

By Lindsey on Dec 28, 2012 From The Motion Pictures

A note from Lindsey: Since the holidays have now passed, today I’m recommending a film for general Winter viewing: On Moonlight Bay. Only a portion of the film takes place during Winter, but I think it’s a great selection to watch during this time of the year! Buy this film or stream it ... Read full article

On Blu-ray, Musical Delights for Troubled Times: My Dream Is Yours (1949), On Moonlight Bay (1951), and Show Boat

By KC on Nov 30, -0001 From Classic Movies

With all the tension and troubles in the world right now, I nearly cheered at the opportunity to review this trio of musicals recently released on Blu-ray by Warner Archive. Great music, gorgeous stars, and beautiful settings; there’s nothing like a well-made classic musical. My Dream Is Your... Read full article

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Quotes from

Wesley Winfield: Gee, it must be tough being a girl.

[last lines]
Wesley Winfield: Here's your hat. Keep your head up and breathe through your nose.

Marjorie 'Marjie' Winfield, William 'Bill' Sherman: [sings] We were sailing along / On Moonlight Bay / We could hear the voices ringing / They seemed to say.
Chorus: [sings] Wish we could stay.
Marjorie 'Marjie' Winfield, William 'Bill' Sherman: [sings] You have stolen her heart / Now, don't go away.
Chorus: [sings] Nobody here but you and me.
Marjorie 'Marjie' Winfield, William 'Bill' Sherman: [sings] As we sang love's old sweet song on Moonlight Bay.

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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onMay 5, 1952 with Gordon MacRae reprising his film role.
In the trailer, Mary Wickes is seen as Stella in a separately filmed sequence, in which she talks to the audience about the film.
This movie proved to be so popular that the studio immediately filmedBy the Light of the Silvery Moon which is a direct sequel with all the actors playing the same characters. This was very unusual at the time.
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