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The Doughgirls (1944)

 |  Comedy  |  25 November 1944 (USA)
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Arthur and Vivian are just married, but when the get to their honeymoon suite in Washington D.C., they find it occupied. Arthur goes to meet Slade, his new boss, and when he comes back, he ... See full summary »

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Nan Curtiss Dillon
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Arthur Halstead
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Vivian Marsden Halstead
Irene Manning ...
Mrs. Sylvia Cadman
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Stanley Slade
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Sgt. Natalia Moskoroff
John Ridgely ...
Julian Cadman
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Breckenridge Drake
John Alexander ...
Warren Buckley
Craig Stevens ...
Lt. Tom Dillon
Barbara Brown ...
Elizabeth Brush Cartwright
Francis Pierlot ...
Mr. Jordan
Donald MacBride ...
Judge Franklin
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Timothy Walsh - FBI Agent
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Arthur and Vivian are just married, but when the get to their honeymoon suite in Washington D.C., they find it occupied. Arthur goes to meet Slade, his new boss, and when he comes back, he finds three girls in his suite. He orders Vivian to get rid of them, but they are friends of Vivian's and as time goes by, it looks more like Grand Central Station than the quiet honeymoon suite Arthur expected. As long as there is anyone else in the suite, Arthur will not stay there and there will be no honeymoon. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Esposas Solteiras  »

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Trivia

Film debut of Joe DeRita. See more »

Quotes

Stanley Slade: I've got a floating kidney.
Vivian Marsden Halstead: You have?
Stanley Slade: Yes. I got it in '29 when Columbia Gas hit $7.00 a share.
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References Watch on the Rhine (1943) See more »

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Bridal Chorus
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From "Lohengrin"
Music by Richard Wagner
Played toward the beginning and a number of times on piano
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A wild and wacky romp
21 February 2003 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

This is about as wild and wacky as it gets. Eve Arden, who made a career of playing second banana, is wonderful as a Russian soldier. Jame Wyman, though not a blonde, delivers one "dumb blonde" line after another. Jack Carson is his usual blustery, pompous self. Charley Ruggles is a lecherous old man. Alan Mowbray is a Rush Limbaugh-type broadcaster, who "just got back from the front-the home front." The setting is a hotel room, and all these characters, and many more, create the most hectic, confusing and daffy atmosphere since the Marx Brothers. In fact, "The Doughgirls" is really a female Marx Brothers circus. If you like the characters mentioned above, you'll love this movie.


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