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Dubbed singing voices in Classic films on DVD - Part 1

CineKarine "Classic film enthusiast"
 
Brigadoon
Brigadoon
"The rich expressive voice of Carol Richards was never heard to better advantage than for Cyd Charisse in this film."
My Fair Lady (Two-Disc Special Edition)
My Fair Lady (Two-Disc Special Edition)
"The most well-known ghost-singing job in film history - the versatile Marni Nixon doing a tremendous rescue job for the decidedly non-musical Audrey Hepburn. Jeremy Brett is dubbed by Bill Shirley."
You Were Never Lovelier
You Were Never Lovelier
"Nan Wynn`s voice was certainly the most lilting Rita Hayworth ever had. Just listen to "I'm Old-fashioned" - what a perfect combination!"
Dead Reckoning
Dead Reckoning
"Lots of dubbings was used in film noirs - just listen to Trudy Stevens totally capturing Lizabeth Scott`s very unique voice."
This Gun for Hire (Universal Noir Collection)
This Gun for Hire (Universal Noir Collection)
"Martha Mears - the most frequently used voice double in film history - is the perfect voice for Veronica Lake. She dubbed voices in over 50 films."
State Fair (60th Anniversary Edition)
State Fair (60th Anniversary Edition)
"A seamless match that went on in several Fox musicals was Louanne Hogan for Jeanne Crain. This was their first pairing."
Down to Earth
Down to Earth
"Anita Ellis sings beautifully for Hayworth - Parks, Platt and Jergens are all dubbed as well, the latter by Kay Starr!"
Fancy Pants
Fancy Pants
"Annette Warren sings for the second time for Lucy, that was also her in Sorrowful Jones"
Li'l Abner
Li'l Abner
"Imogene Lynn does the memorable singing for Leslie Parrish."
The Sea Chase
The Sea Chase
"Lana Turner was always dubbed - here WB's resident dubbing queen, Bonnie Lou Williams, handles the vocals."
My Darling Clementine
My Darling Clementine
"Dubbings were usede in 100s of westerns - Kay St.Germaine does the warbling for Linda Darnell."
The Five Pennies
The Five Pennies
"Eileen Wilson sang for many actresses, including Barbara Bel Geddes in this biopic."
Call Me Madam
Call Me Madam
"Perennially-dubbed Vera-Ellen gets the divine Carol Richards treatment. Sanders sings for himself!"
The Harvey Girls
The Harvey Girls
"Virginia Rees sings for Lansbury, Marion Doenges for Charisse"
The Princess and the Pirate
The Princess and the Pirate
"Louanne Hogan is on hand to supply the vocals for lovely Virginia Mayo, who was always dubbed."
Show Boat (1951)
Show Boat (1951)
"We all know this one, Ava Gardner was dubbed by Annette Warren after her own half-talking vocals were not considered up to par."
Somewhere in the Night (Fox Film Noir)
Somewhere in the Night (Fox Film Noir)
"Joan Barton provides the singing voice for Nancy Guild in her sole musical turn."
Song of the Thin Man
Song of the Thin Man
"Carol Arden gets the film starting, chirping for Gloria Grahame."
Gilda
Gilda
"Anita Ellis Puts the Blame on Mame for Rita and handles every note she sings, even off-screen humming!"
Gigi
Gigi
"Betty Wand provides a not very authentic-sounding French singing voice for heroine Leslie Caron."
White Christmas
White Christmas
"Trudy Stevens sings for Vera-Ellen (at the suggestion of Rosemary Clooney)"
Pal Joey
Pal Joey
"Jo Ann Greer sings for Hayworth for the last time, Trudy Stevens (not Erwin!) sings for Kim Novak"
Holiday Inn (Special Edition)
Holiday Inn (Special Edition)
"Marjorie Reynolds is dubbed by Martha Mears for the first of 3 times in this timeless holiday favorite."
Summer Stock
Summer Stock
"Hans Conried is dubbed by Pete Roberts as he duets "Memory Island" with Gloria DeHaven"
The King and I (50th Anniversary Edition)
The King and I (50th Anniversary Edition)
"The redoubtable Marni Nixon again at her finest, mastering the exact tone of Deborah Kerr's voice."