Cinema: The New Pictures, Jun. 29, 1953

Dangerous When Wet (M-G-M), like all cinemusicals starring Movie Mermaid Esther Williams, is at its best when it gets its leading lady into the water. Fortunately, in this film she is in the water a good deal of the time. Esther has an opportunity to display her aquabatics in an Arkansas swimming hole and in a swimming pool in a French chateau. She also swims the English Channel with the encouragement of a French champagne salesman (Fernando Lamas), who helpfully dives into the water from his yacht and paces her in the last lap....

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