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BATHING BEAUTY tells a simple, and silly, story: a college swimming instructor (Williams) has a whirlwind romance with a songwriter (played by top comedian Red Skelton). But a misunderstanding causes her to walk out on their marriage. He follows and enrolls as a student at the women's college where she teaches until they can patch things up.
Much of the footage in BATHING BEUATY is devoted to Skelton's broad comedy antics, and he has some hilarious routines here. One extended sequence shows his participation--complete with pink tutu--in a college eurythmics course. He also leads a lengthy musical number, "I'll Take the High Note," that is a big-band variation on the Scottish folk tune "Loch Lommond"--and that grows funnier and funnier the more it's drawn out.
As with many of the MGM musicals produced by Jack Cummings, there are also musical performances by top bands of the day. Harry James leads his musicians in three numbers, including a wonderful performance of the standard "I Cried for You," with a vocal by Helen Forrest. And Xavier Cugat's orchestra is also on hand (1944 was the height of the U.S.'s "Good Neighbor" policy toward Latin America, after all!).Read more ›
It goes down hill from there as the movie is formal and filled with clichés. There are some interesting side stories but not enough to save from the mediocre main plot. The outcome is not surprising but satisfying.
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"Bathing Beauty," is a great movie with esther willams and red Skelton. It's a delightful comedy as well as drama, and has some lovely songs and music in it.Published on Aug. 11 2002 by Rosella Ann Myles
My father and I have had a blast watching this movie over and over again! Red Skelton is hilarious, and adorable! We're looking forward to buying this video, and others!Published on Jan. 19 2000 by Allison Clark
I'm a younger generation, but I love this movie. The classics are movies that parents don't have to worry about what there kids see, because nothing in them are bad. Read morePublished on June 26 1999