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Here Come the Girls (1953)

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Bob Hope stars as an inept member of the chorus boy in a turn of the century stage show. After being fired, he finds himself starring acting as a decoy when a killer goes after the real star.


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Complete credited cast:
Stanley Snodgrass
Allen Trent
Irene Bailey
Daisy Crockett
Albert Snodgrass
Dennis Logan
Harry Fraser
Jack the Slasher
Zamah Cunningham ...
Mrs. Emily Snodgrass
Frank Orth ...
Mr. Hungerford
The Four Step Brothers ...
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Bob Hope stars as an inept member of the chorus boy in a turn of the century stage show. After being fired, he finds himself starring acting as a decoy when a killer goes after the real star.

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MORE GIGGLES...MORE GAGS...MORE GALS!... (original print ad - all caps)


Comedy | Musical


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Release Date:

22 October 1953 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Here Come the Girls  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)



Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Millard Mitchell's final movie. See more »


Hackenschmidt - Cabbie: That's all right, Stanley... just remember, you're helping me clean stables next Sunday.
Stanley Snodgrass: I'll remember, if the wind is right.
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Featured in The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender (1997) See more »


Music by Jay Livingston
Lyrics by Ray Evans
Sung by the chorus during the first production number
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The Hapless Chorus Boy
2 May 2004 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Bob Hope plays the tanglefooted chorus boy who constantly fouls things up for producer Fred Clark and stars Tony Martin and Arlene Dahl in this film set in the gaslight era in New York. Clark, who had the best slow burn in film next to Edgar Kennedy, finally has had enough. He gives Hope the royal boot, but then a big problem happens. Arlene Dahl has attracted the unwanted attentions of a psychopathic killer played by Robert Strauss. He attacks and nearly kills her co-star and boyfriend Tony Martin. What to do? Get some schnook, reasons Clark, to be a new leading man just long enough for Strauss to make his move and cop William Demarest to nab him. I think you figured out the schnook they had in mind.

It's a pretty funny film with Hope getting into one situation after another with his only friend being chorus girl Rosemary Clooney truly on his side. You would think that with a couple of singers like Tony Martin and Rosemary Clooney in the film they would have been given at least one duet. But the Jay Livingston-Ray Evans score is serviceable, nothing more. No hit songs came out of it for anyone.

But its classic Bob Hope and it even has an appearance by a young kid playing Bang Crosby (I kid you not). Good enjoyable fun.

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