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Artists and Models (1955)

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

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Bessie Sparrowbrush
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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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Ivan
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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Rick Todd and Eugene Fullstack share an apartment and have dreams for the future. Rick is an aspiring artist looking for a break. Eugene loves comic books, especially The Bat Lady series. He is so engrossed with her stories that he has nightmares and dreams of his own comic book characters. Their luck begins to change when Abby Parker is fired as the artist for the Bat Lady. Rick pitches his own comic book series and Eugene gets to meet Bessie Sparrowbrush, who, unbeknown to him, is the artist's model the Bat Lady. Rivalry and romance ensues for all four of them, with several song and dance numbers along the way. Written by garykmcd

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7 November 1955 (USA)  »

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

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Rick Todd's home town is mentioned as Steubendale. Dean Martin's real life birthplace is Steubenville, Ohio. See more »

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When Rick is in the bathtub, there is a water pipe that is in the shot and then disappears and then reappears. See more »

Quotes

Eugene Fullstack: No, I'm not cute. They wanted to have me drowned when I was born, but the SPCA stopped them.
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Connections

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Soundtracks

The Lucky Song
Lyrics by Jack Brooks
Music by Harry Warren
Sung and Danced by Dean Martin
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4 April 2001 | by (xxxx) – See all my reviews

I bought this movie at amazon.com because I'm a musical fan as well as a Shirley MacLaine fan. I'm so glad that I did! Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin are wonderful comiediennes, and Dean's voice could probably melt any woman's heart, serenading them with "Armaratta" and "You Look So Familiar." Jerry Lewis is funny as the dumb-bat best friend, Eugene, who is crushed upon by love-struck numberology/astrology loving Bessie (MacLaine). The songs are delightful and the movie is hilarious. I gave this a 9. Eva Gabor is also in the act as well as Dorothy M. and they're terrific! I highly recommend this movie to EVERYONE!


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