Neptune's Daughter
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Neptune's Daughter
Esther Williams and Red Skelton share equal screen time for once in the MGM Technicolor musical Neptune's Daughter. The title character is, of course, Williams, here cast as Eve Barrett, a bathing-suit manufacturer (and sometimes model). Skelton plays Jack Spratt, the masseur at a fancy polo club, who falls for Eve's sister (Betty Garrett). To prove worthy of her love, Jack poses as dashing Latin polo star Jose O'Rourke (Ricardo Montalban), resulting in a wealth of comic complications. The slapstick setpieces include a hilarious horse-mounting routine and a climactic set-to between… More

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"The best of the Esther Williams swim-musicals is just bubbly."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Although it hasn't much story (or many good jokes), its characters and music are appealing."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
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