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September 9, 2014

1947 – Road to Rio

Bing Crosby

Road to Rio (1947, Paramount)

As “Scat Sweeney”

Cast: Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Gale Sondergaard, Frank Faylen, Andrews Sisters.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod

Producer: Daniel Dare

Screenwriters: Edmund Beloin & Jack Rose

Summary: The fifth film in the “Road” series of films, Bing and Bob are a couple of itinerant musicians trying to wrestle beautiful Dorothy from a sinister hypnotizing aunt.

Featured Songs:

  • “Apalachicola, Fla”
  • “Swanee River”
  • “Carry me Back to Old Virginny”
  • “But Beatufiul”
  • “You Don’t Have to Know The Language” w/ The Andrew Sisters

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