The New Pictures, Jul. 30, 1945

Anchors Aweigh (M.G.M.), a shore-leave saga with music, dancing, and Technicolor's full palette, is easily the pleasantest couple of hours that can be bought currently in a movie theater. Its standard-bearers : Gene Kelly, a sailor fairly enough described as the Sea Wolf; his sidekick Frank Sinatra, a shy type but eager to learn; Kathryn Grayson, a movie extra who wants to become a famous singer; and José Iturbi, who is surprised but very nice about it when Miss Grayson, being kidded by the sailors, turns up for an audition.

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