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Cinderella Jones (1946)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical | 9 March 1946 (USA)
Judy Jones, sings with a band and also works at an aircraft plant. She takes part in a "missing heirs" radio program and is discovered to be an heiress to a fortune. But the will provides ... See full summary »

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Riley (as Ed Gargan)
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Judy Jones, sings with a band and also works at an aircraft plant. She takes part in a "missing heirs" radio program and is discovered to be an heiress to a fortune. But the will provides that she must be married by a certain time or lose the inheritance. She then has to decide whether rivals-for-her-hand Tommy Coles or Bart Williams, loves her for herself or for her fortune. What's a girl to do? Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Comedy | Musical

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Trivia

Warner Bros. had considered Jane Wyman and then Faye Emerson to play Judy Jones. Originally, Dennis Morgan had been slated for the male lead, the Tommy Coles character. See more »

Quotes

Judy Jones: So there's 10 million dollars involved. That's why I hitched my wagon to Sierra Tech, to coin a paraphrase.
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Soundtracks

You Never Know Where You're Goin' Till You Get There
Music by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Performed by Soldiers, WACs, Robert Alda, Joan Leslie (dubbed by Louanne Hogan),
Edward Everett Horton, Julie Bishop, S.Z. Sakall, Charles Dingle,
, Charles Arnt, Chester Clute and Edward Gargan
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minor Busby Berkely, not shimmering but charming
22 December 2001 | by (Colorado) – See all my reviews

Busby didn't have the $$ to make any spectacular dance scenes, but the musical numbers are still quite good with some artful but floor-bound camera moves. Joan Leslie is lovely, playing an idiotic bimbo with such charm that we blame the script, not her, for her dumb moves. Which is basically the movie's major problem: the film's best gag, bubbles coming out of a character's mouth, is done to death, indicating a worse lack of intelligence on the part of its makers than the one they ascribe to the funny but obviously smarter-than-the-material Leslie.


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