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Dream Girl (1948)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  27 July 1948 (USA)
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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

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Version of Dream Girl (1955) See more »

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Un bel di (One Fine Day)
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Music by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica
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Elmer Rice play a "lost" vehicle for Betty Hutton.
3 November 2005 | by (San Francisco) – See all my reviews

A Betty Hutton fan for virtually her entire career, I haven't seen this since it was first issued & wonder why it's been neglected. Granted, she didn't sing much (if at all), but it's an interesting vehicle for her comic talents. She plays a female Walter Mitty who imagines herself in numerous extreme situations. I can remember only Sadie Thompson in a seedy South Sea saloon, & Cio-Cio-San in Madame Butterfly, lip-synching someone else's rendition of "Un Bel Di."

Hutton's best work, both musically & dramatically, has also been neglected by VHS & DVD. Somebody Loves Me, based on the lives of vaudevillians Blossom Seeley & her husband, played by Ralph Meeker. Billie Byrd also had a choice wise-cracking role.


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