On Moonlight Bay ()

directed by Roy Del Ruth
featuring Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, "Smiling" Jack Smith, Leon Ames, Rosemary de Camp

Show Synopsis

Booth Tarkington's Alice Adams, coupled with his Penrod stories, were incorporated in the script of the 1951 Warner Bros. musical On Moonlight Bay. The role of the incorrigible Penrod is played by future Father Knows Best regular Billy Gray, but his is a strictly secondary part herein. The emphasis is on Penrod's hoydenish older sister, played by Doris Day. She falls in love with Gordon MacRae, whose mildly anti-capitalist sentiments sit not at all well with Doris' banker dad (Leon Ames). Once a subplot involving Penrod's ...

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Nov 22, 2008

Sweet and Singable!

I have watched this movie (along with the Sequel "By the Light of the Silvery Moon") for years and I enjoy it each time I see it. It's nostalgic (even though I was born in 1971) and just sweet.

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