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Three Sailors and a Girl (1953)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical | 23 November 1953 (USA)
Three navy men run into a shady producer who convinces them to invest into his new show. When they meet the show's female star attraction, they're sold. Have they become the latest showbiz players or just three more suckers?

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'Choirboy' Jones
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Twitch
Sam Levene ...
Joe Woods
George Givot ...
Emilio Rossi
Veda Ann Borg ...
Faye Foss
Archer MacDonald ...
Melvin Webster
Raymond Greenleaf ...
B.P. Morrow - Bank President
Henry Slate ...
Hank the Sailor
Jack E. Leonard ...
Porky
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Three navy men run into a shady producer who convinces them to invest into his new show. When they meet the show's female star attraction, they're sold. Have they become the latest showbiz players or just three more suckers?

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WARNER BROS.' HIP-SWINGIEST MUSICAL SHINDIG OF 'EM ALL! (original print ad - all caps) See more »

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Comedy | Musical

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23 November 1953 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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During the original filming of the movie "THEM!", a marquee is shown with the title of "Three Sailors and a Girl". It can be seen during the public announcement scene. See more »

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Version of Dance Charlie Dance (1937) See more »

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There Must Be a Reason
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Music by Sammy Fain
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Sung by Gordon MacRae and Jane Powell
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Pleasant, Familiar and Forgettable
25 May 2011 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

An American submarine docks for shore leave in New York City. The sailors decide to invest their money in a Broadway musical, instead of spending it on women. The presence of Jack Larson and Merv Griffin among the sailors somehow makes this seem more plausible. The "Three Sailors…" of the title are singer Gordon MacRae (as "Choirboy" Jones), dancer Gene Nelson (as "Twitch"), and rotund comedian Jack E. Leonard (as "Porky"). They meet promising musical comedy star Jane Powell (as Penny Weston), "…and a Girl" completes the title. She wears some sexy costumes, to show off her hourglass figure. Also watch for the service station dance solo from Mr. Nelson.

**** Three Sailors and a Girl (11/23/53) Roy Del Ruth ~ Jane Powell, Gordon MacRae, Gene Nelson, Jack E. Leonard


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