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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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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Lorry Jones aka Laura Lorraine
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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love | canteen | showbiz | famous | blind date | See more »

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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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According to an October 1942 edition of the 'Hollywood Reporter', Libbie Block, the author of the source story of which this film was based, was going to be doing the adaptation, but she did not actually work on this movie's screenplay according to this movie's credits and studio records. See more »

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Rather average musical
20 June 2005 | by (Derby, England) – See all my reviews

I've just seen Pin Up Girl for the first time and found it good in parts, but not brilliant.

Betty Grable plays a secretary and is a singer as well. She says she's engaged to every service man she has signed her photo for. She does fall in love with a man who's in the Navy and after several misunderstandings, she becomes engaged to him.

Despite being made during the Second World War, Pin Up Girl was shot in colour and it certainly is very colourful. There are some good songs and performances, although can be a little heavy going at times.

One viewing is probably enough for this movie. Not too bad though.

Rating: 2 and a half stars out of 5.


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