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The Petty Girl (1950)

Approved  |   |  Biography, Comedy  |  September 1950 (USA)
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An artist famous for his calendar portraits of beautiful women becomes fascinated by a prim and proper professor and tries to get her to pose for his arwork. She declines his offer, but he's determined not to take no for an answer.

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George Petty aka Andrew 'Andy' Tapp
Joan Caulfield ...
Prof. Victoria Braymore
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Dr. Crutcher
Melville Cooper ...
Beardsley
Audrey Long ...
Mrs. Connie Manton Dezlow
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Prof. Whitman
Frank Orth ...
Moody
John Ridgely ...
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An artist famous for his calendar portraits of beautiful women becomes fascinated by a prim and proper professor and tries to get her to pose for his arwork. She declines his offer, but he's determined not to take no for an answer.

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September 1950 (USA)  »

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Das skandalöse Mädchen  »

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Fancy Free
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Music by Harold Arlen
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Performed by Joan Caulfield (uncredited) (dubbed by Carol Richards (uncredited))
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An old-fashioned fun movie.
16 November 1998 | by (Hampton, VA) – See all my reviews

Joan Caulfield is a prim but beautiful college professor. Robert Cummings is an artist with a talent for cheesecake art who has become "serious" but mediocre. After a series of humorous misadventures this improbable pair bring each other to see their true selves and find they have a lot in common. There's lots of feminine pulchritude and good humor throughout. While pretty tame by today's standards, this is still a fun movie.


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