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Ladies of the Chorus (1948)

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Former burlesque star May and her daughter Peggy dance in the chorus. When May has a fight with featured dancer Bubbles, Bubbles leaves the show and Peggy takes her place. When Peggy falls ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Adele Jergens ...
Mae Martin
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Peggy Martin
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Randy Carroll
Nana Bryant ...
Mrs. Adele Carroll
Eddie Garr ...
Billy Mackay
Steven Geray ...
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The Bobby True Trio ...
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Former burlesque star May and her daughter Peggy dance in the chorus. When May has a fight with featured dancer Bubbles, Bubbles leaves the show and Peggy takes her place. When Peggy falls in love with wealthy Randy, May fears class differences may lead to misery. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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A FRONT-ROW VIEW OF THE BURLESQUE WORLD!

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Musical

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10 February 1949 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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Edited into Okinawa (1952) See more »

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Anyone Can Tell I Love You
Written by Lester Lee and Allan Roberts
Sung by Marilyn Monroe
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It's really OK to be a dancer
24 November 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The plot explores the idea of being accepted as a chorus girl. Will the upper class set acknowledge such a lowlife species? The story is trivial but holds an interest as Marilyn Monroe (Peggy) carries herself well in one of her early entries. Thankfully, we see her deliver her lines without that irritating baby-talk that became her trademark. She talks properly in this film! So, it's a treasure if only for that.

There is a good segment where Adele Jurgens (Mae) shows off some dance moves – probably the best moment of the film. The music is OK, Marilyn Monroe sings a couple of songs, but nothing too special.

The flimsy story wraps itself up over the course of an hour, but we watch it for Marilyn Monroe.


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