History Film / AnchorsAweigh

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* LoveTriangle: Clarence, Susan, and Joe. [[spoiler:Clarence eventually finds another girl, and Joe and Susan end up together.]]

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* LoveTriangle: Clarence, Susan, and Joe. [[spoiler:Clarence Clarence eventually finds another girl, and Joe and Susan end up together.]]together.
* MaidenAunt: Played with. Clarence and Joe are surprised to find out that the Maiden Aunt in charge of young Donald is young and gorgeous.
16th Jul '16 8:53:19 PM freesefan
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* TitledAfterTheSong: After Navy anthem "Anchors Aweigh".
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* BookEnds: Joe Iturbi leading a group in "Anchors Aweigh" at the beginning (on the Navy ship) and at the end (at the Hollywood Bowl).


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* LoveEpiphany: "I Fall in Love Too Easily" is the song where Clarence realizes in an instant that he's in love with Brooklyn.


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* NoNameGiven: The waitress from Brooklyn who ends up with Joe is never named. In the credits Pamela Britton is identified as "Girl from Brooklyn".


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* OneDialogueTwoConversations: Towards the end, Clarence is trying to tell Joe about how he's unexpectedly fallen in love with Brooklyn, but Joe thinks he's talking about how Joe's fallen in love with Susan.
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* DialogueInUnison: "Well how do you like that!" when Clarence meets a girl who is also from Brooklyn in a Mexican restaurant.

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* DialogueInUnison: "Well how do you like that!" when Clarence meets a girl who is also from Brooklyn in a Mexican restaurant.


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* OffscreenMomentOfAwesome: Clarence has been trying to get past security and into a movie studio so that he can get Susan an audition. He tries and fails multiple times. Joe waltzes up to security, asks to see the movie executive, says he's expected--and after a cut, somehow they are in the studio.


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* SpeakInUnison: "Well how do you like that!" when Clarence meets a girl who is also from Brooklyn in a Mexican restaurant.
16th Jul '16 4:11:21 PM freesefan
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* DialogueInUnison: "Well how do you like that!" when Clarence meets a girl who is also from Brooklyn in a Mexican restaurant.
16th Jul '16 2:29:34 PM freesefan
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* ReallyGetsAround: Invoked. Clarence and Joe decide to get rid of Susie's suitor Bertram by convincing him that she's a slut who services sailors. There's a whole number dedicated to this.
--> She's not so choosy\\
No, not our Susie
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* GilliganCut: Joe's enraged "I'm not going back to that house!" is immediately followed by a shot of him and Clarence going back to Susan's house.
16th Jul '16 12:56:21 PM freesefan
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Two sailors, Joe and Clarence, meet a girl, Susan, on shore leave, after her nephew, Donald, tries to run away to join the Navy. Susan wants to be a singer, and Joe tries to help her career, but he's falling for her. Problem is Clarence has already fallen for her.

This film was the first to pair Music/FrankSinatra and Creator/GeneKelly, and notable for a musical number with Jerry of the ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'' cartoons.

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Two sailors, Joe (Creator/GeneKelly) and Clarence, Clarence (Music/FrankSinatra), meet a girl, Susan, on shore leave, after her nephew, Donald, tries to run away to join the Navy. Susan wants to be a singer, and Joe tries to help her career, but he's falling for her. Problem is Clarence has already fallen for her.

This film was the first to pair Music/FrankSinatra Sinatra and Creator/GeneKelly, Kelly, and notable for a musical number with Jerry of the ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'' cartoons.
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* MistakenForGay: Joe is trying to instruct Clarence on how to pick up girls. He's miming an excessively feminine walk, when a passerby sees him and gives him a long, strange look.
16th Jul '16 12:45:54 PM freesefan
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A Musical-Comedy from 1945 about two sailors, Joe and Clarence, meeting a girl, Susan, on shore leave, after her nephew, Donald, tries to run away to join the Navy. Susan wants to be a singer, and Joe tries to help her career, but he's falling for her. Problem is Clarence has already fallen for her.

This film was the first to pair FrankSinatra and Creator/GeneKelly, and notable for a musical number with Jerry of the ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'' cartoons.

Also look for a young DeanStockwell as Donald.

See also ''OnTheTown''.

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A Musical-Comedy ''Anchors Aweigh'' is a musical-comedy from 1945 about two directed by George Sidney.

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sailors, Joe and Clarence, meeting meet a girl, Susan, on shore leave, after her nephew, Donald, tries to run away to join the Navy. Susan wants to be a singer, and Joe tries to help her career, but he's falling for her. Problem is Clarence has already fallen for her.

This film was the first to pair FrankSinatra Music/FrankSinatra and Creator/GeneKelly, and notable for a musical number with Jerry of the ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'' cartoons.

Also look for a young DeanStockwell Creator/DeanStockwell as Donald.

See also ''OnTheTown''.''Film/OnTheTown''.
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