"You Were Never Lovelier" (1942) / Columbia PicsDirected By: William A. Seiter
Starring: Fred Astaire, Rita Hayworth, Adolphe Menjou & Isobel Elsom
Costumes: Irene (gowns)
~ Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra appear and play their LOVE TUNES!!
~ Jerome Kern does a lovely score for this musical.
~ Nominated for 3 Academy Awards in 1943 for Best Music - Original Song, Best Music - Scoring of a Musical Picture & Best Sound - Recording.
Tagline: "HAYWORTH--never lovelier! ASTAIRE--never more exciting! KERN'S MUSIC--never more inspired!"
We then see the beautiful Maria (Hayworth) who is next daughter to be wed before any of the other sister can be wed. The only issue is that Maria is known to be very choosy and is very free minded and does not well in the relationship department. The younger sisters are pressuring their father and sister, Maria to finaly meet someone and wed for their sake since they have found someone and want to wed. Bob is very attracted to Maria and tries to make advances towards her but are thwarted back.
The couple start to get to know one another and Bob tries all his efforts daily to detract her from him but it does not work. Maria's father decides since it is going the direction that he is unhappy with that he writes a letter to his daughter and has Bob leave the city. Another problem occurs where now Eduardo's wife thinks that he is cheating on him by the note and what is written towards Maria. Unfortunately, everyone together finds out the truth by Bob of the game being played which shocks and truly hurts Maria. Will Maria forgive Bob for the game that was played....you will have to watch the classic film to find out!