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Big City (1948)

An abandoned baby is raised by three men: the Rev. Andrews, cantor Feldman, and Officer O'Donnell. When Feldman and O'Donnell each find a woman to fall in love with, they both think of ... See full summary »

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Norman Taurog
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Margaret O'Brien ... Midge
Robert Preston ... Rev. Philip Y. Andrews
Danny Thomas ... Cantor David Irwin Feldman
George Murphy ... Patrick O'Donnell
Karin Booth ... Florence Bartlett
Edward Arnold ... Judge Martin O. Abercrombie
Jackie 'Butch' Jenkins ... Louis Keller (as Butch Jenkins)
Betty Garrett ... Shoo Shoo Grady
Lotte Lehmann Lotte Lehmann ... Mama Feldman
Connie Gilchrist ... Martha - the Judge's Maid
Page Cavanaugh Page Cavanaugh ... Trio Leader (as Page Cavanaugh Trio)
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An abandoned baby is raised by three men: the Rev. Andrews, cantor Feldman, and Officer O'Donnell. When Feldman and O'Donnell each find a woman to fall in love with, they both think of getting married and settling down. And each wants to adopt Midge officially and raise her without the other "fathers". And Midge has to find some way for them to all become a family again. Written by Kathy Li

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Excitement from Dusk to Dawn! See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 March 1948 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Mascote da Cidade See more »

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Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Marni Nixon, of "The King and I" and "West Side Story", sings for Margaret O'Brien (I). See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Killer That Stalked New York (1950) See more »

Soundtracks

God Bless America
Written by Irving Berlin
Performed by Marles Noie
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Margaret O'Brien at her best.
8 November 2000 | by soccrstr6See all my reviews

I watched this movie on television for the first time, and have to say that it was a great movie. Margaret O'Brien at age 11, was a great actress, acting better than many other famous adults of her times. Danny Thomas and Robert Preston add talent to the movie. One of the best parts of the movie was when Margaret sang the Shu-Shu song. A great family film.


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