My Blue Heaven (1950 film)
- Not to be confused with the unrelated 1990 film.
|My Blue Heaven|
|Directed by||Henry Koster|
|Produced by||Sol C. Siegel|
|Written by||Claude Binyon|
|Based on||Stork Don't Bring Babies|
by S.K. Lauren
|Music by||Harold Arlen/Ralph Blane|
|Cinematography||Arthur E. Arling|
|Edited by||James B. Clark|
|Distributed by||20th Century Fox|
|Box office||$2,275,000 (US rentals)|
Kitty Moran (Betty Grable), a radio star, finds out she is pregnant. After she miscarries, Kitty and her husband Jack (Dan Dailey) move their show to television, and become determined to adopt a baby.
- Betty Grable as Kitty Moran
- Dan Dailey as Jack Moran
- David Wayne as Walter Pringle
- Jane Wyatt as Janet Pringle
- Mitzi Gaynor as Gloria Adams
- Una Merkel as Miss Irma Gilbert
- Louise Beavers as Selma
- Laura Pierpont as Mrs. Johnston
- Elinor Donahue as Mary – Bratty Autograph Seeker
- Phyllis Coates as Party Girl
- Mae Marsh as Maid
- Minerva Urecal as Mrs. Bates aka Old Mule Face
- Suzanne Ridgeway as Audience Member / Passerby on Street
- Barbara Pepper as Susan, Waitress
My Blue Heaven was the third film that Grable and Dailey made together, the first two being Mother Wore Tights in 1947 and When My Baby Smiles at Me in 1948. They later co-starred in a fourth, Call Me Mister (1951).
My Blue Heaven marked the film debut of musical star Mitzi Gaynor.
- "Top Grosses of 1950". Variety. January 3, 1951. p. 58.
- 'The Top Box Office Hits of 1950', Variety, January 3, 1951
- Aubrey Solomon, Twentieth Century-Fox: A Corporate and Financial History Rowman & Littlefield, 2002 p 223
- GRABLE TO APPEAR IN 'BLUE HEAVEN': Star Ends Hold-Out Against the Fox Studios -- Koster Will Direct as She Preferred Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES.. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 19 Oct 1949: 37.
- Kirby, Walter (February 24, 1952). "Better Radio Programs for the Week". The Decatur Daily Review. p. 38. Retrieved May 28, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.