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Dangerous When Wet (18-Jun-1953)

Director: Charles Walters

Writer: Dorothy Kingsley

Music by: Arthur Schwartz

Producer: George Wells

Keywords: Musical Comedy, Swimming

Ester Williams is the eldest daughter of an especially athletic farm family from the Ozarks; as a promotion, a medicine show salesman convinces her to become the first to swim the English Channel. Memorable dream sequence shows Williams swimming in a water ballet with cartoon characters including Tom and Jerry.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jack Carson
27-Oct-1910 2-Jan-1963 Two Guys From Milwaukee
Donna Corcoran
29-Sep-1942   Child actress of the 1950s
Denise Darcel
8-Sep-1925 23-Dec-2011 Vera Cruz
William Demarest
27-Feb-1892 28-Dec-1983 The Great McGinty
Charlotte Greenwood
25-Jun-1890 28-Dec-1977 Aunt Eller in Oklahoma!
Fernando Lamas
9-Jan-1915 8-Oct-1982 The Lost World
Esther Williams
8-Aug-1921 6-Jun-2013 Aquatic thespian of the '40s and '50s


Esther Williams   ...   Katy
Fernando Lamas   ...   Andre Lanet
Jack Carson   ...   Windy Weebe
Charlotte Greenwood   ...   Ma Higgins
Denise Darcel   ...   Gigi Mignon
William Demarest   ...   Pa Higgins
Donna Corcoran   ...   Junior Higgins
Barbara Whiting   ...   Suzie Higgins
Bunny Waters   ...   Greta
Henri Letondal   ...   Joubert
Paul Bryar   ...   Pierre
Jack Raine   ...   Stuart Frye
Richard Alexander   ...   Egyptian Channel swimmer
Tudor Owen   ...   Old Salt
Ann Codee   ...   Mrs. Lanet


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