Anchors Aweigh (1945)

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Released 5-Mar-2003
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Given free rein in choreographing Anchors Aweigh, Gene Kelly was eager to do the unexpected. But what? "How about doing a dance with a cartoon?" collaborator and friend Stanley Donen asked. How about it indeed. Kelly's live-action fancy footwork with animated Jerry (of Tom and Jerry) remains a milestone of movie fantasy. Frank Sinatra and Kathryn Grayson also headline this wartime tale of two sailors on leave in Hollywood. Sinatra's I Fall in Love Too Easily, the exuberant Kelly/Sinatra We Hate to Leave and other highlights helped Anchors Aweigh weigh in with an Academy Award for Best Scoring of a Musical Picture, plus four more Oscar nominations, including Best Picture and Actor (Kelly).
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Starring
Frank Sinatra
Kathryn Grayson
Gene Kelly
José Iturbi
Dean Stockwell
Pamela Britton
Rags Ragland
Billy Gilbert
Henry O'Neill
Carlos Ramírez
Edgar Kennedy
Grady Sutton
Leon Ames
Directed by
George Sidney
Music
Gregorio Cortez
Quirino Mendoza
George E. Stoll
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding Dual
Layer
Musical 1945 139:10 480i (NTSC) 1 4
Video
Full Frame
Audio
English Dolby Digital 1.0 (192Kb/s), French Dolby Digital 1.0 (192Kb/s)
Subtitles
English, French
Extras
Main Menu Audio, Listing-Cast & Crew, Featurette-Hanna & Barbera On The Making Of The "Worry Song", Theatrical Trailer, Trailer-On The Town, Take Me Out To The Ballgame
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