Ellen McNulty loses her hamburger joint and goes to see her son, who marries a socialite at the same time. Due to her modest background and a case of mistaken identity, Ellen poses as the newlyweds' cook.
The fashion industry and Paris provide the setting for a comedy surrounding the mistaken impression that Joanne Woodward is a high-priced call girl. Paul Newman is the journalist interviewing her for insights on her profession.
Stage-and-night club star Jeannie Laird (June Haver) buys her first home, and everyone who is anyone comes to her first garden party only to be blinded by smoke from next door. Jeannie ... See full summary »
"I'll Get By" was a remake of "Tin Pan Alley" with Gloria DeHaven in the Alice Faye part and William Lundigan playing the role originated by John Payne, who in the interim had married DeHaven. See more »
Feet can be seen underneath the prop cars in the "Fifth Avenue" number. See more »
Musicals about songwriters were de rigeur in the 50's, and this one fits in the center of the mold. But, it's fun, light, bouncy, easy to take, and Steve Allen has a lot of fun as a disc jockey, and Dennis Day and Gloria De Haven are marvelous in their scene together. A good film to watch when you need an unpretentious escape.
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