Child film star Jane Powell, fed up with her every move being stage managed by her stage mother, runs away and joins the U.S. Crop Corps, a small army of young folks staying at youth ...
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During World War II, all the studios put out "all-star" vehicles which featured virtually every star on the lot--often playing themselves--in musical numbers and comedy skits, and were ... See full summary »
Fields wants to sell a film story to Esoteric Studios. On the way he gets insulted by little boys, beat up for ogling a woman, and abused by a waitress. He becomes his niece's guardian when... See full summary »
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Child film star Jane Powell, fed up with her every move being stage managed by her stage mother, runs away and joins the U.S. Crop Corps, a small army of young folks staying at youth hostels and picking crops while adult farmworkers are at war. Totally clueless about the real world, befuddled Jane is embroiled in teen-romance complications while Mother frantically searches. Will her stardom help or hinder her new friends? W.C. Fields does a short act with Bergen and McCarthy. Written by
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I can't count the number of unsuccessful hours I have spent searching for a copy of the precious movie on the Internet. I was so impressed with it that, in the fall of 1944 and at the age of eight, I ran away from home. Came back the next day. I guess Jane was better prepared! I have read and reread her biography, The Girl Next Door which makes this, her first film, all the more amazing. Regardless, if anyone knows where a copy of this adorable film is available, please contact me. I would certainly appreciate receiving an email about getting a copy or just a general chit-chat about my first love. Ron in Texas (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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