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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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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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Comedy | Musical | Romance | War

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25 April 1944 (USA)  »

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Imagine Us  »

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$1,615,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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This movie's closing credits feature an advertisement for the World War II USA war effort at the end of the credits roll. It states: "For Victory - U.S. War Bonds and Stamps - Buy yours in this theatre." See more »

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Once Too Often
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Music by James V. Monaco
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
Sung by Betty Grable
Danced by Betty Grable, Hermes Pan and Angela Blue with Charlie Spivak and His Orchestra
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A good example of wartime entertainment
26 March 2001 | by (North Georgia, USA) – See all my reviews

This musical/comedy fluff was harmless fun for a nation at war. We get the troop's number one pinup gal, big band music, song and dance numbers, a cotton candy plot, and it's all in Technicolor! Anybody interested in the WWII era will enjoy watching this film, just imagine yourself as one of the boys in uniform or as Rosie the Riveter. The final musical routine with Betty marching with & drilling 2 companies of military women is well executed and must have been just what America wanted to see at the time. Remember: Buy U.S. War Bonds. Available at this theater.


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