Thrill of a Romance

MGM/UA (1945)
Comedy, Music, Musical, Romance
USA | English | Black/White | 1h 45min

Man overboard! War hero Van Johnson takes one look at Esther Williams and decides he needs swimming lessons. With Tommy Dorsey, Xavier Cugat and more.

Cast View all

Van Johnson Maj. Thomas Milvaine
Esther Williams Cynthia Glenn
Frances Gifford Maude Bancroft
Henry Travers Hobart Glenn
Spring Byington Nona Glenn
Lauritz Melchior Mr. Nils Knudsen
Carleton G. Young Robert G. Delbar
Ethel Griffies Mrs. Fenway
Donald Curtis K.O. Karny
Jerry Scott Lyonel
Fernando Alvarado Julio
Helene Stanley Susan
Vince Barnett Oscar
Billy House Dr. Tovve
Joan Fay Macaboy Betty
Tommy Dorsey Tommy Dorsey
Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
Robert Allen Member Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
Jessie Arnold Cleaning Woman
Frank Baker Club Patron
Jack Baxley Detective at Wedding Reception
Wally Boag Canadian Flier
Eugene Borden Gene
Danny Borzage Accordionist
Tom Brannigan Johnny

Crew View all

Director Richard Thorpe
Writer Gladys Lehman, Richard Connell
Producer Joe Pasternak
Photography Harry Stradling Sr.
Musician Calvin Jackson, George Stoll


Barcode Format Region Released Edition
888574658212 DVD 1 Jun 26, 2018 Archive Collection
8436022313255 DVD 2
817522007284 DVD