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The Bachelor's Daughters (1946)

Passed  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  6 September 1946 (USA)
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A semi-trifle with Adolphe Menjou as a department store floor walker who is persuaded by four husband-seeking salesgirls---two-bordering-on-three of which were well beyond the "girl" stage-... See full summary »

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Alexander Moody
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Molly Burns
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Marta Jordan
Eugene List ...
Schuyler Johnson
Damian O'Flynn ...
Rex Miller
John Whitney ...
Bruce Farrington
Russell Hicks ...
John Llewelyn Dillon
Earle Hodgins ...
Dr. Johnson
Madge Crane ...
Mrs. Johnson
Bill Kennedy ...
Mr. Stapp
Richard Hageman ...
Mr. Johnson
Igor Dicga ...
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A semi-trifle with Adolphe Menjou as a department store floor walker who is persuaded by four husband-seeking salesgirls---two-bordering-on-three of which were well beyond the "girl" stage---to pose as their father in a Long Island mansion which they lease in order to gain access to eligible young men of means. The Greeks had a word for them, and they called them Golddiggers over at Warners.Flighty Bille Burke posed as their mother. And Adolphe Menjou got to display his soup-and-fish wardrobe only still worn by him and retired Prussian diplomats The exploitation for the film made special note of the presence of pianist Eugene List, who had gained international publicity by playing for the Big Three---Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin---at their Potsdam Conference. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Half the time they're working girls!...Half the time they're working men! (original poster) See more »

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Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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6 September 1946 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

As Filhas do Solteiro  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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"The Hedda Hopper Show - This Is Hollywood" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on November 16, 1946 with Adolphe Menjou reprising his film role. See more »

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Twilight Song
Written by Jack Lawrence and Irving Drutman
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A wonderfully entertaining comedy drama from Andrew Stone
3 May 2011 | by (Palm Springs) – See all my reviews

What a surprise. I hadn't seen this film since it played on Million Dollar Movies in Los Angeles in the 50's. I is a rare comedy drama with a bit of music thrown in for good measure. It stars Gail Russell in a role that shows off exactly what she was capable of. A delightful romantic lead and so beautiful as the lead character, Eileen. The cast around her couldn't be better. It has Claire Trevor, Ann Dvorak, Jane Wyatt, Adolphe Menjou and Billie Burke. It is a lost film and can hardly ever be seen anywhere. I got a copy from a collector and was amazed how well it holds up. Four girls who work in a department store adopt a mom and dad so they can share a mansion on Long Island to trap rich husbands. A chestnut of a plot to hang some wonderful performances on. It is a total delight and is a film you should search out. Gail made this film just prior to Angel and the Badman and it is no wonder she was selected to star as the Angel opposite John Wayne. Has there ever been a more beautiful girl on the screen? If there has been, I have never seen her.


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