Nancy Goes to Rio
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Nancy Goes to Rio
Ann Sothern closed out her MGM contract with the Technicolor musical Nancy Goes to Rio. As Frances Elliot, Sothern is billed second to Jane Powell, who plays Nancy Barklay. A popular Broadway star, Frances heads to Rio for R&R before starting her next production. Meanwhile, unbeknownst to Frances, her daughter Nancy is hired to appear in her mother's starring vehicle. This would seem to be enough to sustain a plot, but the screenwriters contrive to have Frances mistakenly believe that Nancy is about to become an out-of-wedlock mother. In addition, both ladies vie for the romantic… More

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"Who could completely resist a picture with Carmen Miranda having a bowl of fruit on top of her head?"
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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