It Happened in Brooklyn
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It Happened in Brooklyn
It Happened in Brooklyn was released at a time when the mere mention of the eponymous New York borough elicited loud laughter and extended applause. Frank Sinatra stars as ex-GI Danny Webson Miller, who makes a sentimental journey to the Brooklyn neighborhood where he grew up. Danny moves in with an old pal, high school janitor Nick Lombardi (Jimmy Durante), then inaugurates a romance with music teacher Anne Fielding. He also resolves to turn stuffy uptowner Jamie Shelgrave (Peter Lawford) into a true "son of Flatbush." The plot thickens when Jamie himself falls for Anne and when… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Fluffy musical courtesy of MGM."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Typical MGM musical fare, highlighted by greats Jimmy Durante and Frank Sinatra."
‑ Steve Crum,
"Some cute musical numbers."
‑ Nell Minow, Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
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