Young at Heart

Young at Heart

Doris Day
Director: Gordon M. Douglas Cast: Doris Day
Doris Day
, Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra
, Gig Young
Gig Young
Gordon M. Douglas

DVD (Remastered / Wide Screen)

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Overview

Young at Heart is a soft-pedaled, musicalized remake of 1938's Four Daughters. Robert Keith takes over the Claude Rains role as paterfamilias to a family of musical prodigies, all girls: Doris Day, Dorothy Malone, Elizabeth Fraser (the fourth daughter was written out of proceedings, no great loss). Keith's new boarder Gig Young, a musical-comedy composer, becomes the three daughters' heart balm, whether he wants to our not. When he gets stuck creatively, Young invites his tempestuous pal Frank Sinatra to help him finish his score. Sinatra essays the old John Garfield role, retaining a generous supply of Garfield's chip-on-shoulder edginess. But whereas Garfield's character dies in Four Daughters, Sinatra survives for a happily-ever-after clinch with Doris Day. Most of the songs heard in Young at Heart were already standards in 1954--with the notable exception of the Johnny Richards-Carolyn Leigh title number, which of course became a part of Frank Sinatra's standard repertoire.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/08/2014
UPC: 0887090073905
Original Release: 1954
Rating: NR
Source: Olive Films
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:57:00
Sales rank: 6,823

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Doris Day Laurie Tuttle
Frank Sinatra Barney Sloan
Gig Young Alex Burke
Ethel Barrymore Aunt Jessie
Dorothy Malone Fran Tuttle
Robert Keith Gregory Tuttle
Elisabeth Fraser Amy Tuttle
Alan Hale Robert Neary
Lonny Chapman Ernest Nichols
Frank Ferguson Bartell
Marjorie Bennett Mrs. Ridgefield
Ivan Browning Porter
Cliff Ferre Bartender
Joe Forte Minister
John Maxwell Doctor
William McLean Husband
Grazia Narciso Fat Man's Wife
Barbara Pepper Wife
Robin Raymond Girl
Tito Vuolo Fat Man in Car
Harte Wayne Conductor

Technical Credits
Gordon M. Douglas Director
Gordon Bau Makeup
John Beckman Art Director
Henry Blanke Producer
Lenore J. Coffee Screenwriter
Julius J. Epstein Screenwriter
Ray Heindorf Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
H.F. Koenekamp Special Effects
Ted D. McCord Cinematographer
Liam O'Brien Screenwriter
Howard Shoup Costumes/Costume Designer
William Wallace Set Decoration/Design
William H. Ziegler Editor

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Young at Heart
1. Chapter 1 [:12]
2. Chapter 2 [15:11]
3. Chapter 3 [18:43]
4. Chapter 4 [15:26]
5. Chapter 5 [7:45]
6. Chapter 6 [12:15]
7. Chapter 7 [13:53]
8. Chapter 8 [9:20]
9. Chapter 9 [24:42]

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