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Anchors Aweigh (14-Jun-1945)

Director: George Sidney

Writers: Isobel Lennart; Natalie Marcin

Producer: Joe Pasternak

Keywords: Musical, Romantic Comedy

Two sailors are given four days shore leave in Hollywood, which they intend to use finding dames. Asked by a policeman to return a stray young boy to his home, they meet Aunt Susie, an aspiring singer. Gene Kelly dances with Jerry, the animated mouse (from Tom and Jerry). Winner of Oscar for Best Musical Score, and received four other nominations including Best Picture and Gene Kelly for Best Actor.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Leon Ames
Actor
20-Jan-1902 12-Oct-1993 Character actor, a SAG founder
Henry Armetta
Actor
4-Jul-1888 21-Oct-1945 A Bell For Adano
Pamela Britton
Actor
19-Mar-1923 17-Jun-1974 Mrs. Brown on My Favorite Martian
Billy Gilbert
Actor
12-Sep-1894 23-Sep-1971 Comic actor and vaudevillian
Kathryn Grayson
Actor
9-Feb-1922 17-Feb-2010 Show Boat
José Iturbi
Pianist
28-Nov-1895 28-Jun-1980 Spanish pianist, conductor at Rochester
Gene Kelly
Actor
23-Aug-1912 2-Feb-1996 Singin' in the Rain
Edgar Kennedy
Actor
26-Apr-1890 9-Nov-1948 Mad Wednesday
Henry O'Neill
Actor
10-Aug-1891 18-May-1961 Anchors Aweigh
Rags Ragland
Actor
23-Aug-1905 20-Aug-1946 Panama Hattie
Frank Sinatra
Singer
12-Dec-1915 14-May-1998 It's Frank's world, we just live in it
Dean Stockwell
Actor
5-Mar-1936   Blue Velvet
Grady Sutton
Actor
5-Apr-1906 17-Sep-1995 The Bank Dick

CAST

Frank Sinatra   ...   Clarence Doolittle
Kathryn Grayson   ...   Susan Abbott
Gene Kelly   ...   Joseph Brady
with
Josť Iturbi   ...   Himself
and
Dean Stockwell   ...   Donald Martin
Pamela Britton   ...   Girl from Brooklyn
Rags Ragland   ...   Police Sergeant
Billy Gilbert   ...   Cafe Manager
Henry O'Neill   ...   Adm. Hammond
Carlos Ramirez   ...   Carlos
Edgar Kennedy   ...   Police Captain
Grady Sutton   ...   Bertram Kraler
Leon Ames   ...   Admiral's Aide
Sharon McManus   ...   Little Girl Beggar
James Flavin   ...   Radio Cop
James Burke   ...   Studio Cop
Henry Armetta   ...   Hamburger Man
Chester Clute   ...   Iturbi's Assistant

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