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A 1936 RomanticComedy [[TheMusical Musical]] movie starring Creator/FredAstaire, Creator/GingerRogers, Randolph Scott, and Harriet Hilliard. The music is by Music/IrvingBerlin.

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A 1936 RomanticComedy [[TheMusical Musical]] movie starring Creator/FredAstaire, Creator/GingerRogers, Randolph Scott, Creator/RandolphScott, and Harriet Hilliard. The music is by Music/IrvingBerlin.


* SheCleansUpNicely: Connie first shows up at the dance hall wearing a sensible outfit, and Bilge won't give her the time of day. After she borrows a glamorous dress from Sherry and gets a makeover (with the help of ChorusGirls played by Creator/LucilleBall and Betty Grable), Bilge can't take his eyes off her.

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* SheCleansUpNicely: Connie first shows up at the dance hall wearing a sensible outfit, and Bilge won't give her the time of day. After she borrows a glamorous dress from Sherry and gets a makeover (with the help of ChorusGirls played by Creator/LucilleBall and Betty Grable), Creator/BettyGrable), Bilge can't take his eyes off her.


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A 1936 RomanticComedy [[TheMusical Musical]] movie starring Creator/FredAstaire, Creator/GingerRogers, Randolph Scott, and Harriet Hilliard. The music is by Music/IrvingBerlin.


* TheGlassesGottaGo: During Connie's makeover.



* TheGlassesGottaGo: During Connie's makeover.


* LovingDetails: Bake orders a chocolate sundae without whipped cream for Sherry. This signals both his continuing feelings for her and his desire to reconcile (showing that he both remembers what she likes and wants to give it to her). Sherry is not quite ready to forgive him, so she immediately tells the waiter to make her sundae with whipped cream—"and plenty of it!"



* NoAntagonist: The obstacles mostly come from misunderstandings and the characters' own flaws. Even Iris is unaware that Connie was seriously interested in Bilge, and seems like a good-natured person.

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* NoAntagonist: The obstacles mostly come from misunderstandings and the characters' own flaws. Even Iris is unaware that Connie was seriously interested in Bilge, and seems like a good-natured person.person to judge by her willingness to help out with the benefit concert.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Bake, Bilge, and Dopey (another sailor).

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* CoupledCouples


The sailors return to sea while Connie seeks to raise money to salvage her deceased sea-captain father's sailing ship. When the boys return to San Francisco, Bake attempts to get Sherry a job in a Broadway show, but fails amidst a flurry of mistaken identities and misunderstandings. He redeems himself by staging a benefit show which raises the final seven hundred dollars needed to refurbish the ship--although he has to jump ship in order to do so. Bilge, now a Chief Petty Officer, is ordered to locate and arrest him, but allows Bake to complete the show.

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The sailors return to sea while Connie seeks to raise money to salvage her deceased sea-captain father's sailing ship. When the boys return to San Francisco, Bake attempts to get Sherry a job in a Broadway stage show, but fails amidst a flurry of mistaken identities and misunderstandings. He redeems himself by staging a benefit show which raises the final seven hundred dollars needed to refurbish the ship--although he has to jump ship in order to do so. Bilge, now a Chief Petty Officer, is ordered to locate and arrest him, but allows Bake to complete the show.



* NoAntagonist: The obstacles mostly come from misunderstandings and the characters' own flaws. Even Iris is unaware of Connie's attraction to Bilge, and seems like a good-natured person.

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* NoAntagonist: The obstacles mostly come from misunderstandings and the characters' own flaws. Even Iris is unaware of Connie's attraction to that Connie was seriously interested in Bilge, and seems like a good-natured person.


* Breakupsong: "But Where Are You?" is sung by Connie as one of the entertainers at Iris's party, but it's really about Connie's realization that Bilge has left her for Iris.

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* Breakupsong: BreakupSong: "But Where Are You?" is sung by Connie as one of the entertainers at Iris's party, but it's really about Connie's realization that Bilge has left deserted her for Iris.



* NoAntagonist: The obstacles mostly come from misunderstandings and the characters' own flaws. Even Iris is unaware of Connie's attraction to Bilge, and seems like a good-natured person.



** For "Let's Face the Music and Dance," Sherry wears a gorgeous beaded dress with a fur collar.

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** For "Let's Face the Music and Dance," Sherry wears a gorgeous beaded dress with a [[PrettyInMink fur collar.]]

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* Breakupsong: "But Where Are You?" is sung by Connie as one of the entertainers at Iris's party, but it's really about Connie's realization that Bilge has left her for Iris.

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* RepetitiveName: "Bake" Baker. It's probably a nickname, but he's never called anything else.


* SheCleansUpNicely: Connie first shows up at the dance hall wearing a sensible outfit, and Bilge won't give her the time of day. After she borrows a glamorous dress from Sherry and gets a makeover (with the help of chorus girls played by Creator/LucilleBall and Betty Grable), Bilge can't take his eyes off her.

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* SecondActBreakup: An involuntary one for both couples as the sailors are sent off for war games.
* SheCleansUpNicely: Connie first shows up at the dance hall wearing a sensible outfit, and Bilge won't give her the time of day. After she borrows a glamorous dress from Sherry and gets a makeover (with the help of chorus girls ChorusGirls played by Creator/LucilleBall and Betty Grable), Bilge can't take his eyes off her.


After the concert, Bilge and Connie, now reconciled, make plans to sail around the world in the newly-restored ship. Meanwhile, Bake and Sherry are offered a show on Broadway, which Bake accepts on the proviso that Sherry asks him to marry her. Of course, he first has to be sent to the brig and take his punishment.

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After the concert, Bilge and Connie, now reconciled, make plans to get married and sail around the world in the newly-restored newly restored ship. Meanwhile, Bake and Sherry are offered a show on Broadway, which Bake accepts on the proviso that Sherry asks him to marry her. Of course, he first has to be sent to the brig and take his punishment.


* [[JoinTheArmyTheySaid "Join the Navy," They Said]]: The opening song, "We Saw the Sea", is a group of naval ratings contrasting the Navy's recruitment pitch with the reality.

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* [[JoinTheArmyTheySaid "Join the Navy," They Said]]: The opening song, "We Saw the Sea", is sung by a group of naval ratings contrasting the Navy's navy's recruitment pitch with the reality.


The ShowWithinAShow features one of Astaire and Rogers' most famous duets, "Let's Face the Music and Dance." In this self-contained story, they play two socialites in Monte Carlo. Bake's character, having just lost all his money at the gambling table, is preparing to shoot himself when he spots Sherry's character about to fling herself into the ocean. This snaps him out of his suicidal mood, and he then sets out to convince her through song and dance that she should go on as well.

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The ShowWithinAShow features one of Astaire and Rogers' most famous duets, "Let's Face the Music and Dance." In this self-contained story, they play two socialites in Monte Carlo. Bake's character, having just lost all his money at the gambling table, is [[DrivenToSuicide preparing to shoot himself himself]] when he spots Sherry's character about to fling herself into the ocean. This snaps him out of his suicidal mood, and he then sets out to convince her through song and dance that she should go on as well.



* InterruptedSuicide: The two characters in "Let's Face the Music and Dance" do this for each other.



* OpenMouthInsertFoot: Bake suffers from a bad case of this. First he mouths off to the dance hall manager and gets Sherry fired. Then later, he brags to Sherry about how he messed up the audition.

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* OpenMouthInsertFoot: Bake suffers from a bad case of this. First he mouths off to the dance hall manager and gets Sherry fired. Then later, he brags to Sherry about how he messed up the some girl's audition.


* JoinTheArmyTheySaid: The opening song, "We Saw the Sea", is a group of naval ratings contrasting the Navy's recruitment pitch with the reality.

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* JoinTheArmyTheySaid: [[JoinTheArmyTheySaid "Join the Navy," They Said]]: The opening song, "We Saw the Sea", is a group of naval ratings contrasting the Navy's recruitment pitch with the reality.

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