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Pin Up Girl (1944)

Passed  |   |  Comedy, Musical, Romance  |  25 April 1944 (USA)
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Glamorous Lorry Jones, the toast of a Missouri military canteen, has become "engaged" to almost every serviceman she's signed her pin-up photo for. Now she's leaving home to go into ... See full summary »

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(screen play), (screen play), 2 more credits »
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John Harvey ...
Tommy Dooley
Martha Raye ...
Molly McKay
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Eddie Hall
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Barney Briggs
Skating Vanities ...
Specialty Skaters
Dorothea Kent ...
Kay
Dave Willock ...
Dud Miller
The Condos Brothers ...
Specialty Dancers (as Condos Brothers)
Charlie Spivak ...
Orchestra Leader
Charlie Spivak Orchestra ...
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Storyline

Glamorous Lorry Jones, the toast of a Missouri military canteen, has become "engaged" to almost every serviceman she's signed her pin-up photo for. Now she's leaving home to go into government service (not, as she fantasizes, to join the USO). On a side trip to New York, her vivid imagination leads her to True Love with naval hero Tommy Dooley; but increasingly involved Musical Comedy Complications follow. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Your Favorite Pin-Up Peach! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Musical | Romance | War

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

25 April 1944 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Imagine Us  »

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Budget:

$1,615,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Linda Darnell and Don Ameche were originally set to star team this movie in October 1942 but when the movie was announced as a musical, Darnell was replaced with Grable. See more »

Connections

Featured in 20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Don't Carry Tales out of School
(uncredited)
Music by James V. Monaco
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
Performed by Betty Grable and chorus with Charlie Spivak and His Orchestra
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Hermes Pan
30 October 2003 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

Note that the legendary Hermes Pan is the guy dancing with Grable in the wild "Once to Often" number. He was the guy who worked with Fred Astaire to choreograph and practice most of his dance numbers in the 30's Fred-and-Ginger films.


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