Overview

The health conscious, dairy-farming Higgins family begin each day with an invigorating swim. One day, traveling health-tonic salesman, Windy Weebe, comes to town and suggests they could swim the English Channel. Sponsored by "Liquapep" and coached by Windy, the family arrive in Europe. There it is decided that daughter Katie is the only one strong enough to enter the contest. But while she should be focused on the difficult and risky task ahead, Katie is pursed by dashing Frenchman, André Lanet... This comedic musical is well remembered for the scene when Katie dreams she is swimming with cartoon characters Tom & Jerry!

  1. Charles Walters

    Director

  2. Dorothy Kingsley

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Esther Williams

    Esther Williams

    Katie Higgins

  2. Fernando Lamas

    Fernando Lamas

    André Lanet

  3. Jack Carson

    Jack Carson

    Windy Weebe

  4. Charlotte Greenwood

    Charlotte Greenwood

    Ma Higgins

  5. Henri Letondal

    Henri Letondal

    Joubert

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Dangerous When Wet
Dangerous When Wet

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Status Released

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  • July 3, 1953
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 35m

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