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Here Come the Girls (1953)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical | 22 October 1953 (USA)
A clumsy, full-of-himself chorus boy gets a chance at Broadway stardom when he's a stand in for a leading actor threatened by an infamous killer.

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Stanley Snodgrass
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Allen Trent
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Irene Bailey
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Daisy Crockett
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Albert Snodgrass
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Dennis Logan
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Harry Fraser
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Jack the Slasher
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Mrs. Emily Snodgrass
Frank Orth ...
Mr. Hungerford
The Four Step Brothers ...
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Stanley Snodgrass, perhaps Broadway's clumsiest (if not oldest and most out-of-tune) chorus boy, finds himself unceremoniously ousted from yet another show. Due to an infamous slasher threatening the show's leads, Stanley finds himself brought back as the headliner, unaware that he's being used as bait by police. Even with Detective Logan secretly posing as Stanley's valet, producer Harry Fraser fears Jack the Slasher may not put in an appearance soon enough to prevent Stanley murdering his show. Written by statmanjeff

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

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Comedy | Musical

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22 October 1953 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Champagne for Everybody  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Cliff Clark's final movie. See more »

Quotes

Daisy Crockett: [helping him up] Are you hurt, Stanley?
Stanley Snodgrass: Only my pride...
Stanley Snodgrass: [rubbing his bottom] ... but it goes pretty deep.
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Featured in Conquest of Space (1955) See more »

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Girls
Music by Jay Livingston
Lyrics by Ray Evans
Sung by the chorus during the first production number
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decent Hope comedy
8 March 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While this isn't the best of Bob Hope's movie, to a great degree because the forgettable songs just take time away from the laughs, it's still generally fun. Hope plays his basic idiot character, in this case a talentless chorus boy who, in what has to be one of the most ludicrous plot devices of the year, is cast as the lead in a musical to protect the true star from a killer. Hope is blissfully unaware of the reason is a sudden star.

Hope is often a bit of a jerk in his films, but he's a bit more of a jerk in this one, especially to the girl who inexplicably loves him. That bothered me more than the absurdity of the plot; how could any girl keep affection for someone who treated her so badly and really had pretty much no redeeming qualities. But then, it's a Bob Hope movie.


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