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Coney Island (1943 film)

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Coney Island (1943 film)

Coney Island
Original film poster
Directed by Walter Lang
Produced by William Perlberg
Written by George Seaton
Starring Betty Grable
George Montgomery
Cesar Romero
Charles Winninger
Phil Silvers
Music by Original music:
Ralph Rainger
Non original music:
Otto Harbach
Cinematography Ernest Palmer
Edited by Robert Simpson
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Release dates
June 11, 1943 (1943-06-11)
Running time
96 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $1.62 million
Box office $3.5 million

Coney Island is a 1943 American Cesar Romero, and Phil Silvers, was choreographed by Hermes Pan, and was directed by Walter Lang. Betty Grable also starred in the 1950 remake of Coney Island, named Wabash Avenue.

In 1944, the year after the film was released, it was nominated for an Oscar for Alfred Newman in the category of Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture

The film is also known as: Coney Island in Sweden, L'île aux plaisirs in France, L'isola delle sirene in Italy, San oneiro in Greece, Se necesitan maridos in Spain and Tivolin kaunotar in Finland.


  • Cast 1
  • Soundtrack 2
  • Radio adaptation 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5



  • "Take It from There"
Music by Ralph Rainger
Lyrics by Leo Robin
  • "Beautiful Coney Island"
Music by Ralph Rainger
Lyrics by Leo Robin
  • "Miss Lulu from Louisville"
Music by Ralph Rainger
Lyrics by Leo Robin
  • "Get the Money"
Music by Ralph Rainger
Lyrics by Leo Robin
  • "There's Danger in a Dance"
Music by Ralph Rainger
Lyrics by Leo Robin
  • "Old Demon Rum"
Music by Ralph Rainger
Lyrics by Leo Robin
  • "Put Your Arms Around Me, Honey (I Never Knew Any Girl Like You)"
Music by Albert von Tilzer
Lyrics by Junie McCree
  • "Cuddle Up a Little Closer"
Words by Otto A. Harbach (as O.A. Hauerbach)
Music by Karl Hoschna (as Karl L. Hoschna)
  • "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling"
Music by Ernest Ball
Lyrics by Chauncey Olcott and George Graff Jr.
  • "Pretty Baby"
Music by Egbert Van Alstyne and Tony Jackson
Lyrics by Gus Kahn
  • "The Darktown Strutters' Ball"
Written by Shelton Brooks

Radio adaptation

Coney Island was presented on Lux Radio Theatre September 30, 1946. Grable reprised her screen role. Victor Mature and Barry Sullivan also starred in the adaptation.[1]


  1. ^ "Lux Star". Harrisburg Telegraph. September 28, 1946. p. 19. Retrieved October 5, 2015 – via  

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