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Trivia / Neptunes Daughter

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  • Cut Song: Frank Loesser wanted to include "On a Slow Boat to China", but MGM strangely deemed it too risque.
  • The Danza: Betty Barrett, played by Betty Garrett.
  • Fake Nationality:
    • Jose O'Rourke, from Argentina, played by Ricardo Montalban, who was from Mexico but spent a fair amount of his youth in the US.
    • Pancho, presumably also Argentine, was played by Oregon native Mel Blanc.
  • Technology Marches On: Made when television was still considered a big novelty and radio was still the dominant mass medium (though the big polo match is carried on TV and we even get shots of the camera crew).
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  • Those Two Actors: The third and final film pairing Esther Williams and Ricardo Montalban, and the third of five films with Williams and Red Skelton.

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