Anchors Aweigh (1945)

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Anchors Aweigh is a 1945 American Technicolor musical comedy film directed by George Sidney and starring Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, and Gene Kelly, in which two sailors go on a four-day shore leave in Hollywood, accompanied by music and song, meet an aspiring young singer and try to help her get an audition at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. In addition to a live-action Kelly dancing with Jerry the cartoon mouse, the movie also features José Iturbi, Pamela Britton, Dean Stockwell, and Sharon McManus.

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Two sailors, one naive, the other experienced in the ways of the world, on liberty in Los Angeles, is the setting for this movie musical. (source:


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Full cast list for the movie Anchors Aweigh.
Clarence Doolittle

Susan Abbott

Joseph Brady


Donald Martin - Child runaway

Waitress from Brooklyn

Cop in charge of runaway Donald

Cafe Manager

Adm. Hammond - pinning on medals

Carlos Ramírez

Chief of police station

Bertram Kraler - Susan's beau

Admiral's aide reads citation for medals

Little Mexican Girl

Radio Cop

Cop at MGM front gate

Hamburger Man

Chester Clute
Iturbi's scheduling manager

Old Lady

Paulita Arvizu
Cashier in Cafe


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List of Anchors Aweigh quotes.

Clarence Doolittle: What makes the sunset? What makes the moon rise? Is it my love for you?

Joseph Brady: 1, 2, 3, 4. Jerry Mouse: 1, 2, 3, 4. Joseph Brady: 1, 2, 3. Jerry Mouse: 1, 2, 3. Joseph Brady: La-la-la-la-la-la. Jerry Mouse: La-la-la-la-la-la. Joseph Brady: You see. Jerry Mouse: It's easy.

Jerry Mouse: Look at me, I'm dancing.


Trailer for the movie Anchors Aweigh.
Anchors Aweigh (1945) - Official Movie Trailer

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