State Fair (1945 film)

State Fair (1945 film)

Infobox Film
name = State Fair

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director = Walter Lang
producer = William Perlberg
writer = Paul Green
Oscar Hammerstein II
Sonya Levien
Philip Stong
narrator =
starring = Jeanne Crain
Dana Andrews
music =
cinematography = Leon Shamroy
editing = J. Watson Webb Jr.
distributor = Fox Film Corporation
released = 29 August, 1945
runtime = 100 minutes
country = USA
language = English
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imdb_id = 0038116

"State Fair" is a 1945 film directed by Walter Lang. The film is a remake of the 1933 film of the same name. This version has original music by Rodgers and Hammerstein. The film starred Jeanne Crain, Dana Andrews, Dick Haymes, Vivian Blaine, and Charles Winninger. This was the only musical Rodgers and Hammerstein wrote directly for film. The movie introduced such popular songs as "It Might As Well Be Spring" and "It's A Grand Night For Singing".

This version won an Academy Award for Best Song for "It Might As Well Be Spring" by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. Jeanne Crain's singing voice was dubbed by Louanne Hogan.

ong list

* "Our State Fair"
* "It Might As Well Be Spring"
* "That's For Me"
* "It's A Grand Night For Singing"
* "All I Owe Ioway"


*Jeanne Crain as Margy Frake
*Dana Andrews as Pat Gilbert
*Dick Haymes as Wayne Frake
*Vivian Blaine as Emily Edwards
*Charles Winninger as Abel Frake
*Fay Bainter as Melissa Frake
*Donald Meek as Hippenstahl
*Frank McHugh as McGee
*Percy Kilbride as Dave Miller
*Harry Morgan as Barker

External links

*imdb title|id=0038116|title=State Fair (1945 version)

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