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* ParentsAsPeople: George and Alice are loving and understanding parents, although occasionally George will forget that he also used to be a kid.

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* ParentsAsPeople: George and Alice are loving and understanding parents, although occasionally George will forget that he also used to be a kid.kid and he has a short temper while the worst Alice can get is insisting her daughter pad up her bustline.
* PassionateSportsGirl: Marjorie loves baseball and won't hear anything against it.


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* UnkemptBeauty: Marjorie in her [[https://www.pinterest.com/pin/183521753537563629/ pre-makeover "second baseman" look]] doesn't look too bad herself....


A 1951 JukeboxMusical very loosely based on Booth Tarkington's ''Penrod'' books, starring Creator/DorisDay and Gordon MacRae.

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A 1951 JukeboxMusical very loosely based on Booth Tarkington's ''Penrod'' books, starring Creator/DorisDay and Gordon MacRae.
[=MacRae=].



* GossipEvolution: The news of George's alleged affair with Miss LaRue, a French actress, goes around town, causing everyone to slight George and pity Alice, while they remain oblivious.

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* GossipEvolution: The news of George's alleged affair with Miss LaRue, La Rue, a French actress, goes around town, causing everyone to slight George and pity Alice, while they remain oblivious.


* AnnoyingYoungerSibling: Wesley. Dear God, Wesley. He regularly tries to sabotage Marjorie's dates and throws tantrums when he doesn't get his way. It backfires on him when he successfully sabotages one of Marjorie's dates with Hubert to get back at her, not realizing that she had been trying to get rid of Hubert herself.

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* AnnoyingYoungerSibling: Wesley. Dear God, Wesley. He regularly tries to sabotage Marjorie's dates and [[BrattyHalfPint throws tantrums when he doesn't get his way.way]]. It backfires on him when he successfully sabotages one of Marjorie's dates with Hubert to get back at her, not realizing that she had been trying to get rid of Hubert herself.


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* BratsWithSlingshots: Wesley inherits his father's slingshot from his great-aunt near the end of the first film and [[BrokenGlassPenalty breaks a window]].


[[caption-width-right:300:We were sailin' along/[[TitleDrop on Moonlight Bay]] \\
You could hear the voices ringin'\\
They seemed to say, \\
"You have stolen her heart \\
Now don't go away!" \\
As we sang love's old sweet songs \\
on Moonlight Bay...]]

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[[caption-width-right:300:We were sailin' along/[[TitleDrop on Moonlight Bay]] along \\
You could hear the voices ringin'\\
They seemed to say, \\
"You have stolen her heart \\
Now don't go away!" \\
As we sang love's old sweet songs \\
[[TitleDrop on Moonlight Bay...]]
]]]]


You could hear the voices ringin'

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You could hear the voices ringin'ringin'\\



"You have stolen her heart

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"You have stolen her heartheart \\



As we sang love's old sweet songs

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As we sang love's old sweet songssongs \\


You could hear the voices ringin'/They seemed to say, \\
"You have stolen her heart/Now don't go away!" \\
As we sang love's old sweet songs on Moonlight Bay...]]

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You could hear the voices ringin'/They ringin'
They
seemed to say, \\
"You have stolen her heart/Now heart
Now
don't go away!" \\
As we sang love's old sweet songs songs
on Moonlight Bay...]]


[[caption-width-right:300:"We were sailin' along/[[TitleDrop on Moonlight Bay...]]"]]

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[[caption-width-right:300:"We [[caption-width-right:300:We were sailin' along/[[TitleDrop on Moonlight Bay]] \\
You could hear the voices ringin'/They seemed to say, \\
"You have stolen her heart/Now don't go away!" \\
As we sang love's old sweet songs on Moonlight
Bay...]]"]]
]]


A sequel, ''By the Light of the Silvery Moon,'' was released in 1953.

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A sequel, ''By the Light of the Silvery Moon,'' was released in 1953.
1953. In the sequel, Marjorie and Bill face new challenges, including getting married. Meanwhile, George and Alice Winfield prepare for their wedding anniversary.



* MistakenForCheating: Both George ''and'' Marjorie, in the sequel. A controversial excerpt from a French play that the bank is financing is mistaken for a love letter: Wesley and Marjorie assume it's addressed to their father, while Bill assumes it's addressed to Marjorie.

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* MistakenForCheating: Both George ''and'' Marjorie, in In the sequel. A sequel, a controversial excerpt from a French play that financed by the bank is financing is mistaken for a love letter: Wesley and Marjorie assume it's addressed to their father, while Bill assumes it's addressed to Marjorie.


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[[caption-width-right:300:"We were sailin' along/[[TitleDrop on Moonlight Bay...]]"]]



* ServileSnarker: Stella. In the sequel, she gets in even more zingers, starting with the opening narration re-introducing all the characters.
--> '''Stella:''' [Wesley] is the Winfield's second child. If he'd been the first, there never would have been a second.



* SoapboxSadie: Bill is a RareMaleExample of this. He spends his first date angrily denouncing his fellow college students for frittering away their time with baseball and women - to ''Marjorie,'' a PassionateSportsGirl.

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* SoapboxSadie: Bill is a RareMaleExample of this. He spends his first date angrily denouncing his fellow college students for frittering away their time with baseball and women - to ''Marjorie,'' a PassionateSportsGirl.PassionateSportsGirl.
* WhoWritesThisCrap: On his first date with Marjorie, Bill complains that the song that's playing in the background sounds like it was written by someone with "a glass of beer in one hand and a rhyming dictionary in the other." The song is... "On Moonlight Bay."

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A 1951 JukeboxMusical very loosely based on Booth Tarkington's ''Penrod'' books, starring Creator/DorisDay and Gordon MacRae.

The Winfield family - comprised of parents George and Alice, their children Marjorie and Wesley, and their cook Stella - moves into a new house a mile and a half across town to be closer to the bank where George works. There, they meet the family across the street, particularly college senior William Sherman and his brother Jim. The film is told in a series of loosely-connected vignettes, though the driving plot thread is the blossoming romance between Marjorie and Bill.

A sequel, ''By the Light of the Silvery Moon,'' was released in 1953.

!!This film and its sequel feature examples of:
* ACupAngst: Alluded to ''very'' obliquely (it was the 50s, after all). Marjorie's mother Alice is seen giving her two powder puffs prior to her date, with the implication that she will use them to [[FakeBoobs pad out her dress]]. Later Marjorie dances the two-step, causing them to fall out.
* AnnoyingYoungerSibling: Wesley. Dear God, Wesley. He regularly tries to sabotage Marjorie's dates and throws tantrums when he doesn't get his way. It backfires on him when he successfully sabotages one of Marjorie's dates with Hubert to get back at her, not realizing that she had been trying to get rid of Hubert herself.
* BerserkButton: For Wesley, it's being laughed at.
* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: Bill's younger brother, Jim, doesn't appear in the sequel, and his absence is never explained.
* GossipEvolution: The news of George's alleged affair with Miss LaRue, a French actress, goes around town, causing everyone to slight George and pity Alice, while they remain oblivious.
* HollywoodCostuming: The films are set in the 1910s, but you'd never know it if you looked at Marjorie's 50s bangs and outfits.
* IWillWaitForYou: Bill goes off to fight in WWI at the end of the first movie, and Marjorie promises to wait for him; he returns in the sequel.
* MasculineGirlFeminineBoy: PlayedWith. Marjorie is a {{tomboy}} who learns to be more feminine, but is still better than Bill is at things like pitching baseballs or fixing cars. However, she disdains men who are ''too'' prissy, such as Hubert and Chester in the sequel.
* MistakenForCheating: Both George ''and'' Marjorie, in the sequel. A controversial excerpt from a French play that the bank is financing is mistaken for a love letter: Wesley and Marjorie assume it's addressed to their father, while Bill assumes it's addressed to Marjorie.
* ParentsAsPeople: George and Alice are loving and understanding parents, although occasionally George will forget that he also used to be a kid.
* SheCleansUpNicely: Marjorie gets a makeover early in the first film to be a "young lady, not a second baseman." The transformation is stunning.
* SoapboxSadie: Bill is a RareMaleExample of this. He spends his first date angrily denouncing his fellow college students for frittering away their time with baseball and women - to ''Marjorie,'' a PassionateSportsGirl.

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