MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,684 this week

Good Girls Go to Paris (1939)

 -  Comedy  -  20 June 1939 (USA)
6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 141 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 2 critic

A Midwesterner waitress, scheming to gold-dig her way to Paris, gets mixed up with a wealthy New York family.

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 3786 titles
created 13 Apr 2012
 
list image
a list of 1673 titles
created 10 Jul 2013
 
a list of 56 titles
created 14 Aug 2013
 
list image
a list of 9998 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 273 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Good Girls Go to Paris (1939)

Good Girls Go to Paris (1939) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Good Girls Go to Paris.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Certificate: Passed Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

In order to adopt an abandoned baby, an actress arranges a marriage of convenience with a doctor.

Director: Mitchell Leisen
Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Fred MacMurray, Aline MacMahon
Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

This musical reworking of TOO MANY HUSBANDS (1940), features Grable as a top singer and dancer who's been widowed by WW II. She marries her late husband's songwriting partner, Gower ... See full summary »

Director: H.C. Potter
Stars: Betty Grable, Marge Champion, Gower Champion
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A young tomboy named Frankie is forced to face her own immaturity as a result her older brother's wedding.

Director: Fred Zinnemann
Stars: Ethel Waters, Julie Harris, Brandon De Wilde
Comedy | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A group of friends go to Hawaii in order to practice surfing, their favorite sport. But this is not all they do there - they also find love...

Directors: Don Taylor, Phil Karlson
Stars: Fabian, Shelley Fabares, Peter Brown
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Teenagers work, play and dance to rock 'n' roll at a Lake Tahoe ski lodge.

Director: Richard Benedict
Stars: James Stacy, William Wellman Jr., Beverly Adams
Certificate: Passed Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Sidney Salkow
Stars: Warren William, June Storey, Henry Wilcoxon
Drama | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A man who loves an aspiring opera singer is prepared to sacrifice everything to help her with her career, even though he knows she doesn't love him.

Director: Victor Schertzinger
Stars: Grace Moore, Leo Carrillo, Robert Allen
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Director: Alfred Santell
Stars: Pauline Lord, Basil Rathbone, Louis Hayward
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Director: George Cukor
Stars: Kay Francis, Joel McCrea, Lilyan Tashman
Hello Trouble (1932)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

After killing a friend in a gunfight, Jeff Douglas quits the Texas Rangers. He arrives at the Kenyon ranch just as Jonathan Kenyon apparently commits suicide. He and Janet Kenyon then ... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer
Stars: Buck Jones, Lina Basquette, Russell Simpson
Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Alexander Hall
Stars: Melvyn Douglas, Virginia Bruce, Margaret Lindsay
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Drama | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Complicated plot involving missing stamp collection and kidnapped businessman, with the Lone Wolf keeping one step ahead of the police in Havana trying to solve the crime and make a profit.

Director: Sidney Salkow
Stars: Warren William, Frances Robinson, Bruce Bennett
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Ronald Brooke
...
Jenny Swanson
...
Olaf Brand
Alan Curtis ...
Tom Brand
Joan Perry ...
Sylvia Brand
...
Caroline Brand
Stanley Brown ...
Ted Dayton Jr.
Alexander D'Arcy ...
Paul Kingston
Henry Hunter ...
Dennis Jeffers
Clarence Kolb ...
Ted Dayton Sr.
Howard C. Hickman ...
Jeffers - Brand's Butler
Edit

Storyline

Jenny Swanson, a waitress on a college campus, confides to English Professor Ronald Brooke that she is willing to gold-dig and blackmail her way to a Paris vacation. Her journey lands her in the New York home of Brooke's future in-laws: the wealthy and fractious Brand family. Jenny charms grandpa Olaf, and seems on her way to landing a rich suitor but her conscience and her heart may lead her in another direction... Written by L. Hamre

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 June 1939 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Good Girls Go to Paris, Too  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Originally titled "Good Girls Go To Paris, Too," but the censors objected. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
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.


8 of 19 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Germany invade Poland Sept 1939, France at war skiddoo
Discuss Good Girls Go to Paris (1939) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?