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The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947)

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In the late 1800s, Miss Pilgrim, a young stenographer, or typewriter, becomes the first female employee at a Boston shipping office. Although the men object to her at first, she soon charms... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Cynthia Pilgrim
Dick Haymes ...
John Pritchard
Anne Revere ...
Alice Pritchard
Allyn Joslyn ...
Leander Woolsey
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Saxon
Elizabeth Patterson ...
Catherine Dennison
Elisabeth Risdon ...
Mrs. Prichard
Arthur Shields ...
Michael
Charles Kemper ...
Herbert Jothan
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Mr. Foster
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Margaret Bannerman ...
(scenes deleted)
Susan Blanchard ...
(scenes deleted)
Nina Gilbert ...
Cynthia's Mother (scenes deleted)
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Minor Role (scenes deleted)
Robert Malcolm ...
Cynthia's Father (scenes deleted)
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In the late 1800s, Miss Pilgrim, a young stenographer, or typewriter, becomes the first female employee at a Boston shipping office. Although the men object to her at first, she soon charms them all, especially the handsome young head of the company. Their romance gets sidetracked when she becomes involved in the Women's Suffrage movement. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Release Date:

4 January 1947 (USA)  »

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The Shocking Miss Pilgrim  »

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Budget:

$2,595,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

In late 1944, the film was intended to be made as a Jeanne Crain vehicle. See more »

Quotes

Cynthia Pilgrim: I am a typewriter!
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Connections

Referenced in Nowhere Boy (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Waltzing Is Better Sitting Down
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Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Performed by Dick Haymes and Betty Grable
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intriguing for many reasons
17 June 2004 | by (Connecticut) – See all my reviews

This is a film intriguing for many reasons. It has an uneasy postwar relationship with women in the workplace. It stars Bety Grable in an uncharacteristic role, and reveals Dick Haymes to be possessed of such a rich voice that he really missed the career boat as a vocalist. There is also a fascinating uncredited early appearance by Marilyn Monroe, and a star-studded list of contributors, including choreographer Hermes Pan. But what makes this film especially notable is the Gershwin music. Kay Swift's work with Ira Gershwin, from notebooks and unfinished sketches for various projects left by George Gershwin at his death in 1937, produced a complete posthumous score, the first for a motion picture.


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