Thrill of a Romance

MGM/UA (1945)
Comedy, Music, Musical, Romance
USA | English | Black/White | 1h 45min
6.6

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

Henry Travers Hobart Glenn
Ethel Griffies Mrs. Fenway
Selmer Jackson Second Hotel Monte Belva Clerk
Van Johnson Maj. Thomas Milvaine
Tim Murdock Naval Ensign
Thurston Hall J.P. Bancroft
Donald Curtis K.O. Karny
Vince Barnett Oscar the waiter
Frances Gifford Maude Bancroft
Ray Goulding Dance Extra
Spring Byington Nona Glenn
Helene Stanley Susan Dorsey
Virginia Brissac Miss McKenzie
Billy House Dr. Tove
Tommy Dorsey Himself
Esther Williams Cynthia Glenn
Frank Ferguson First Hotel Monte Belva Clerk
Arno Frey Hotel Headwaiter
Wally Boag Canadian Flier
Carleton G. Young Robert G. Delbar
Robert Emmett Keane Austin Vemmering
Lauritz Melchior Nils Knudsen
Fernando Alvarado Julio
Jerry Scott Lyonel
Dagmar Oakland Guest at Reception
Stuart Holmes Chess Player
Alex Novinsky Chess Player
Jean Porter Ga-Ga Bride
Henry H. Daniels Jr. Canadian Flier
Bert Moorhouse Poolside Dance Floor Extra
Douglas Cowan Canadian Flier
Phil Hanna Canadian Flier
Carli Elinor Gypsy Orchestra Leader
Dick Earle Mr. Carter
Joseph Sullivan Canadian Flier
Tom Brannigan Johnny
Joan Fay Macaboy Betty
Art Buehler Chauffeur
Fulton Burley Canadian Flier
Tony Coppala Waiter
Buddy Rich Himself - Tommy Dorsey's Drummer

Crew View all

Director Richard Thorpe
Richard Alton
Writer Gladys Lehman, Richard Connell
Producer Joe Pasternak
Photography Harry Stradking
Musician Calvin Jackson

Editions

Barcode Format Region Released Edition
888574658212 DVD 1 Jun 26, 2018
8436022313255 DVD 2
817522007284 DVD
027616258632