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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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!!Provides Examples Of
* ImagineSpot: A lot of the song numbers involve this.
* LoveTriangle: Clarence, Susan, and Joe. [[spoiler:Clarence eventually finds another girl, and Joe and Susan end up together.]]
* MistakenAge: Donald makes it seem like his aunt is a lot older than she is, giving the guys quite a shock when the finally meet her.
* PepTalkSong: "The Worry Song", where Gene convinces Jerry that he can dance.
* PrettyInMink: Susan has [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/young_aunt_a_pleasant_surprise.jpg a white ermine]] shoulder [[PimpedOutCape cape]] (a then common young socialite accessory).
* RogerRabbitEffect / MediumBlending: Joe dancing with Jerry. Originally, the filmmakers wanted it to be MickeyMouse, but {{Disney}} was unfortunately too busy trying to get out of losses it took in the last few years.
* {{Socialite}}: Susan
* SweaterGirl: Susan wears a [[GracefulLadiesLikePurple purple]] fuzzy sweater in a few scenes.
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