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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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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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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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10 February 1949 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A kóristalányok  »

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When the film was re-released in November 1952, Columbia redesigned the opening title credits with the name of Marilyn Monroe over the title, and the name of Adele Jergens, who originally had top billing, moved to the head of the supporting cast; this is the version that was shown on Turner Classic Movies. See more »

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Featured in The Fuller Brush Girl (1950) See more »

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I'm So Crazy for You
Written by Lester Lee and Allan Roberts
Sung and Danced by Adele Jergens (dubbed by Virginia Rees)
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Cute film showcases young Monroe's voice, stunning beauty
4 November 2000 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

A very young Marilyn Monroe in her first lead role made an impression on critics with her performance in this light film about a young burlesque queen whose mother disapproves of her engagement to a wealthy man.

Monroe's sweet singing voice is showcased for the first time in this film, and it is a real treat. She had not yet adopted the "Marilyn Monroe" persona, but even without the breathy baby-doll voice she is the image of innocent seduction.

Although the plot is rather formulaic and simplistic, this film does offer something of a twist at the end. All in all a cute film and opportunity to see Monroe as a young fresh-faced beauty who, as always, lights up the screen.


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