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Rich, Young and Pretty (1951)

Passed | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 9 July 1951 (USA)
Jim Stauton Rogers ('WEndell Corey'), a Texas rancher turned international diplomat, take his young daughter,Elizabeth Rogers (Jane Powell), on a trip to Paris. He is concerned that his ... See full summary »



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Complete credited cast:
Elizabeth Rogers
Marie Devarone
Jim Stauton Rogers
Andre Milan
Paul Sarnac
Claude Duval
Bob Lennart
Monsieur Henri Milan
Duci De Kerekjarto ...
Gypsy Leader (as Duci deKerekjarto)
Jean - Maitre D'
George Tatar ...
Hungarian Dancer
Katrin Tatar ...
Hungarian Dancer
Monique Chantal ...
Four Freshmen ...
Singing Quartette (as 'Four Freshmen' Quartette)


Jim Stauton Rogers ('WEndell Corey'), a Texas rancher turned international diplomat, take his young daughter,Elizabeth Rogers (Jane Powell), on a trip to Paris. He is concerned that his daughter might come in contact with her mother,Marie Devarone (Danielle Darrieux), a Parisian singer he met and loved more than twenty-five years ago. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Release Date:

9 July 1951 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rica, Jovem e Bonita  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)



Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Jane Powell was pregnant during the filming of this movie. See more »


[Elizabeth has just met Andre, a Frenchman who speaks with an American accent.]
Elizabeth Rogers: That's funny. You don't speak with a French accent.
Andre Milan: My father is English, so I was educated in England.
Elizabeth Rogers: But you don't speak with an English accent.
Andre Milan: Why should I? I'm French!
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There's Danger in Your Eyes, Cherie
Written by Pete Wendling, Harry Richman and Jack Meskill
Sung by Danielle Darrieux
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Jane Powell as...all of the above
30 April 2006 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Jane Powell sparkles as Texas gal Elizabeth Rogers who travels to Europe with her single father and finds romance with a young man--and also meets the mother she never knew. MGM musical on a less-than-grand scale, yet underrated Powell really pours on the charm and her song numbers are fairly witty. The picture is a bit encumbered by the studio's restrictions--there are hardly any scenes set outdoors, and the shots of Paris are obviously fillers from MGM's stock--but the cast (including Una Merkel, Fernando Lamas and Wendell Corey) is colorful and the screenplay (worked on by Sidney Sheldon) is lively and fun. **1/2 from ****

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