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Belle of the Yukon (1944)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | January 1945 (USA)
Set in the days of the great Canadian Gold Rush, this rousing musical stars Randolph Scott as a "reformed" con artist-turned-dance hall owner whose girlfriend, singer Gypsy Rose Lee, tries ... See full summary »

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Set in the days of the great Canadian Gold Rush, this rousing musical stars Randolph Scott as a "reformed" con artist-turned-dance hall owner whose girlfriend, singer Gypsy Rose Lee, tries to keep him on the straight and narrow. Written by Alessandro Martini <alemartini@geocities.com>

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MEET BELLE Herself...the Glittering Girl of the Golden North! See more »


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American Film Institute Catalog of Feature Films, 1941-1950, erroneously lists the release date as 1 January 1944, instead of the correct date of 1 January 1945. See more »

Quotes

Belle De Valle: The day you turn platonic is the day that wolves become vegetarians.
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Spoofed in Dumb Bell of the Yukon (1946) See more »

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Every Girl Is Different
Written by Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke
Sung by Gypsy Rose Lee and Chorus
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Now here is a Stinker!
8 August 2005 | by (Adelaide Australia) – See all my reviews

If you combine the worst acting , the worst songs, the worst script and the worst direction you will describe "Belle of the Yukon" - one wonders how Randolph Scott ever got convinced that he should be in this travesty of , I guess, a Western, but he was able to go through the movie with one expression only. As for Gypsy Rose Lee the less said the better, as her acting attempts were pathetic, and the odd one-liners she had to deliver fell flat in the worst way, and when she tried to look seductive, I was amazed Scott could keep a straight face. Dinah Shore was terribly miscast and looked past it, while two old stagers in Charles Winninger and Florence Bates must have dreamed of their good old days when they had been in good films rather than one of the great disasters of the era! The only redeeming feature was the color photography. Do not waste your time.


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