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Anchors Aweigh [Blu-ray] [1945]

Release Date:05/05/2015
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    Special Features

    • Vintage featurette Hanna & Barbera on the making of "The Worry Song"
    • Football thrills of 1944
    • Vintage cartoon Jerky Turkey
    • Trailer


    Anchors Aweigh
    This mammoth musical is at base the story of two sailors on leave in Hollywood. Brash Joseph Brady (Gene Kelly) has promised his shy pal Clarence Doolittle (Frank Sinatra) that he will introduce Clarence to all the glamorous movie starlets whom he allegedly knows so well. Actually, the only actress whom Joseph meets is bit player Susan Abbott (Kathryn Grayson). He arranges for the golden-throated Susan to be auditioned by musician José Iturbi, but when she seems to want to return the favor romantically, Brady tries to foist the girl off on Clarence. But Clarence only has eyes for a fellow Brooklynite (Pamela Britton). Also involved in the plot machinations is runaway orphan Donald Martin (Dean Stockwell). Featuring Kelly dancing with such partners as a cartoon mouse (courtesy of MGM's house animators Bill Hanna and Joseph Barbera), Anchors Aweigh was a huge hit in 1945, assuring audiences future Gene Kelly/Frank Sinatra teamings. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Frank Sinatra
      Frank Sinatra - Clarence Doolittle
    • Kathryn Grayson
      Kathryn Grayson - Susan Abbott
    • Gene Kelly
      Gene Kelly - Joseph Brady
    • Dean Stockwell
      Dean Stockwell - Donald Martin
    • Pamela Britton
      Pamela Britton - Girl from Brooklyn

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