Holiday in Mexico Poster

Release Date: 1946

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 7 min

Plot Summary
Christine Evans (Jane Powell) -- teen daughter of Jeffrey Evans (Walter Pidgeon), American ambassador to Mexico -- becomes her father's self-appointed party planner. Christine hires legendary Latin band leader Xavier Cugat and fiery singer Toni Karpathy (Ilona Massey), unaware that Toni is Jeffrey's old flame. Romantic confusion abounds as Christine falls for an aging pianist, a teenage girl pines for Jeffrey and Jeffrey crosses paths with Toni in the days leading up to the party.

Cast: Walter Pidgeon, Jose Iturbi, Ilona Massey, Roddy McDowall, Xavier Cugat, Jane Powell, Hugo Haas, Mikhail Rasumny

Director: George Sidney

Genres: Musical comedy

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Melodramatic, Growing up, 1940s, Charming, Lighthearted, Love, Daughter