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Artists and Models (1955)

 -  Comedy | Musical  -  7 November 1955 (USA)
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Rick Todd uses the dreams of his roommate Eugene as the basis for a successful comic book.

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Mr. Murdock
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Sonia / Mrs. Curtis
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Anita
George Winslow ...
Richard Stilton (as George 'Foghorn' Winslow')
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Herbert Rudley ...
Secret Service Chief Samuels
Richard Shannon ...
Secret Service Agent Rogers
Richard Webb ...
Secret Service Agent Peters
Alan Lee ...
Otto
Otto Waldis ...
Kurt
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Storyline

Eugene and Rick are two struggling artists who share apartment. However, Rick has problems with that, because Eugene is obsessed with pulp fiction comic books and has nightmares because of that. However, Rick soon finds that those nightmares could be excellent material for his own comic books. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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Comedy | Musical

Certificate:

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Release Date:

7 November 1955 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Artistes et modèles  »

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Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Recording)

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(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

According to the Paramount Collection at the AMPAS Library the film was produced at the cost of $1,701,083, which was $103,083 over its allotted budget. Because of the budget overruns, a planned "The Bat Lady" musical production number was never filmed. See more »

Goofs

When Rick is painting the lips on the billboard, he looks down to answer his boss, and when he looks back the lips are fully painted. See more »

Quotes

Abigail 'Abby' Parker: Well, that was uncalled for.
Rick Todd: I could've sworn I heard you call.
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Connections

References Dragnet (1951) See more »

Soundtracks

Artists and Models
Lyrics by Jack Brooks
Music by Harry Warren
Sung over the credits by Dean Martin
Reprised during the finale by Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
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Outrageous, funny, and imaginative
3 April 2001 | by (xxxx) – See all my reviews

I've never seen a Dean Martin/Jerry Lewis movie. This was my first and I hope it is not my last! With a wacky story line (Crazy-for-comic boy Eugene dreams up comic book stories with Vincent Vulture and Freddie Fieldmouse and his friend writes them down) and a ton of laughs ("Not only will I watch your switchboard but I'll buzz your lights and tangle your wires. Come 'ere baby." "Not while your friend's watching." "Oh, he left." "Wow! Then what are we waiting for? My saggitarius was right. Come on, boy. Don't fight.") And the cutest actors (Shirley MacLaine, Dorothy Malone). How can you not love the songs? And then there's the entire Eva Gabor thing going on. This movie is hilarious, too bad it's not popular NOW. I highly recommend it. I love it.


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