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    Firefly, The (1937) — (Movie Clip) Love Is Like A Firefly

    The first vocal for Jeanette MacDonald, Rudolf Friml’s tune and English lyric by Bob Wright and Chet Forrest, as Madrid entertainer Nina Maria, and we know she’s only flirting with Don Diego (Allan Jones) in order to shake an amorous French officer, in MGM’s The Firefly, 1937.

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Firefly, The (1937) -- (Movie Clip) Love Is Like A Firefly
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