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Good Girls Go to Paris (1939)

 -  Comedy  -  20 June 1939 (USA)
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Jenny Swanson, a waitress on a college campus, is dying to visit Paris. Thanks to English professor Ronald Brooke, she manages to make her dream come true. Besides seeing the sights in the ... See full summary »

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Ronald Brooke
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Jenny Swanson
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Olaf Brand
Alan Curtis ...
Tom Brand
Joan Perry ...
Sylvia Brand
Isabel Jeans ...
Caroline Brand
Stanley Brown ...
Ted Dayton Jr.
Alexander D'Arcy ...
Paul Kingston
Henry Hunter ...
Dennis Jeffers
Clarence Kolb ...
Ted Dayton Sr.
Howard C. Hickman ...
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Jenny Swanson, a waitress on a college campus, is dying to visit Paris. Thanks to English professor Ronald Brooke, she manages to make her dream come true. Besides seeing the sights in the French capital she makes friends with a wealthy family there, the Brands... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Good Girls Go to Paris, Too  »

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Talent wasted
9 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Joan Blondell saved many a movie. Here, as the star, she tries hard, but she is given lines which change her character from minute to minute. The lines are seldom funny. She was always at her best, both early and late in her career, as the brassy city broad, cynical, but with a heart of gold. She doesn't have this kind of role here. Her gold digging ambitions are out of character and are only a minor plot device. Melvin Douglas is Melvin Douglas, urbane, sophisticated, with a dry wit, but no witty lines at all. Walter Connelly, as usual, shouts his lines, but none of them are funny.

The good films of this type seem effortlessly written and performed. This kind of film shows, by its failures, just how great an effort those good films required.


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