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A Girl in Every Port (1952)

Approved | | Comedy | 28 November 1952 (Australia)
After two sailors are conned into buying a lame race-horse, they go ashore to sort out the problem, but when they realize that the horse is one of a pair of identical twins, their plan for revenge becomes more complicated.

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After two sailors are conned into buying a lame race-horse, they go ashore to sort out the problem, but when they realize that the horse is one of a pair of identical twins, their plan for revenge becomes more complicated.

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28 November 1952 (Australia)  »

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Una novia en cada puerto  »

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Goofs

The hammocks that Groucho and William Bendix are shown lying in are not navy hammocks. Navy hammocks do not have the spreaders seen on the hammocks in this film. Navy hammocks were designed to take up as little space as possible. And without the spreaders the hammocks is safer to use and more comfortable to use. See more »

Quotes

Benjamin Franklin 'Benny' Linn: [speaking of his closeness with a former girlfriend] We were as one. Maybe less than that.
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Connections

Referenced in The Devil's Rejects (2005) See more »

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The Year of Jubilo
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Traditional
Played when Benny and Tim show up at Bert's office
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Underwhelming in every sense
16 July 2002 | by See all my reviews

The racehorse in A GIRL IN EVERY PORT isn't the only thing that's lame. The plot, scripting, pacing and every other facet of this film follow suit. Even the title is misleading, as the ship never sails anywhere, and the only girl involved to any great extent is a stunningly moronic Marie Wilson. This film proves that labored, unfunny "comedies" were being produced long before the current spate of mindless garbage began spewing from our television and movie screens. The characters in this film all appear to have IQ's somewhere in the single digit range. It is indeed sad to see so many talented actors tangled up in this unfortunate yawner. Avoid this film at every opportunity.


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