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Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (1955)

Two Broadway showgirls, who are also sisters, are sick and tired of New York as well as not getting nowhere. Quitting Broadway, the sisters decided to travel to Paris to become famous.

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Bonnie Jones / Mimi Jones
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Connie Jones / Mitzi Jones
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Charlie Biddle / Mrs. Biddle / Mr. Henry Biddle
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David Action
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Rudy Vallee
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Earl of Wickenware
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M. Ballard
Robert Favart ...
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M. Marcel
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M. Dufond
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Howard Tracy ...
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Leonard Sachs ...
M. Dufy
Gini Young ...
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Two Broadway showgirls, who are also sisters, are sick and tired of New York as well as not getting nowhere. Quitting Broadway, the sisters decided to travel to Paris to become famous.

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Not actually a sequel to Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) since the film is about new characters in a completely different story line. See more »

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Connie Jones: Dreams? I'm having nightmares in CinemaScope!
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Referenced in Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) See more »

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Gentlemen Marry Brunettes
Music by Herbert W. Spencer and Earle Hagen
Lyrics by Richard Sale
Sung by Johnny Desmond over opening and closing credits
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This is not a sequel to Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
21 April 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is not a sequel to Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, though of course the title was designed to make audiences think otherwise.

Rather, it's the story of two American entertainers, a sister duo named the Jones Sisters, who are invited to perform their act at the Casino de Paris in that French capital. They get there only to discover that the impresario who sent for them is pretty much of a fraud. Things eventually work out, however - how is unimportant and uninteresting - and the two women, played by Jane Russell and Jean Crain, marry two young Americans, one of whom, like one of the men in GPB, is very rich.

Russell and Crain had a lot of talent, but it's usually squandered here on uninspired dialogue and uninteresting original musical numbers. (There are also a few standards, like "My Funny Valentine.") It has none of the energy and charm of GPB, though that's certainly not for lack of trying. If there's any one thing that sinks this movie - and there are several contenders - it's that the original musical numbers are so completely forgettable.

A curiosity for those who like its predecessor - and who doesn't? - but not a movie that stands on its own.


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