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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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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 »

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Comedy | Musical | Romance | War

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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)

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1.37 : 1
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Betty Grable was seven months pregnant when this musical was completed. See more »


Soundtracks

Goin' to the County Fair
(uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Played when Eddie Hall stops by Lorry and Kay's table
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Entertaining fluff, but disappointing
17 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Astaire & Rogers it's not. While it was somewhat entertaining fluff, it had few other redeeming qualities. The costumes were ridiculous, distracting and very unflattering. And unfortunately, there really wasn't anything significantly original in the storyline itself. The final number, while impressive in its precision, lacked variety and musical interest, and consequently became boring very quickly, as the same moves were repeated over and over again. One very notable exception was the performance by Frank & Harry Condos (as The Condos Brothers). Their dancing was exceptional and dazzling to watch. If you're looking for simple fluff and diversion - enjoy. Just don't set your expectations too high.


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