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Copacabana (1947) starring Groucho Marx, Carmen Miranda, Steve Cochran, Andy Russell, Gloria Jean

In Copacabana, a zany agent (Groucho Marx) double-books a Brazilian bombshell (Carmen Miranda) as a French singer, in the same club on the same night. Every night! Romantic shenanigans and songs ensue …

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Blondie’s Holiday

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Blondie’s Holiday (1947) starring Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake

Normally, it’s Dagwood that causes the trouble. But in Blondie’s Holiday, it’s Blondie’s turn. She lets her pride cause the trouble. She lets her old high school friend Paul Madison think that Dagwood’s getting a $250/week raise — when it’s only $2.50. And when they “volunteer” Dagwood to pay for the entire high school reunion …. She doesn’t want to make Dagwood look bad.

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Down to Earth [Rita Hayworth]

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Down to Earth (1947), starring Rita Hayworth, Larry Parks

Upset about a new Broadway musical’s mockery of Greek mythology, the goddess Terpsichore comes down to earth …. And lands a part in the show. She works her charms on the show’s producer and he incorporates her changes into the show. Unfortunately, her changes also produce a major flop!

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Killer McCoy

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Killer McCoy (1947) starring Mickey Rooney, Brian Donlevy, Ann Blyth

In Killer McCoy, a boxer accidentally kills his friend in the ring. Then, he gets mixed up with an unscrupulous manager and racketeers.

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Say It With a Slap [song lyrics]

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Song lyrics to Say It With a Slap (1947) Written by Buddy Kaye and Eliot Daniel, Performed by Dinah Shore and Chorus in Walt Disney’s Fun and Fancy Free

[Editor’s note: Say It With a Slap is, frankly, a weird little song. The concept is, when a boy & girl bear fall in love, they slap each other. The hero of the story, Bongo, has been raised in a circus … And doesn’t know this. And his would-be girlfriend is heartbroken that he won’t slap her. As I say, a weird little song …]

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