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The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown (1957)

Passed | | Comedy, Crime | August 1957 (USA)
When a movie star is kidnapped, everyone thinks it's a publicity stunt. It's not.

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Laurel Stevens
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Arthur Martin
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Laurel Srevens (Jane Russell), a movie star is kidnapped by a pair of amateurs, Mike Valla (Ralph Meeker) and "Dandy" (Keenan Wynn). But their hearts aren't really into their work and they decide to let her go. Laurel, worried abut the effect a phoney kidnapping will have on her career, tells them they've got to go through with it for real. She points out that in the past, she's been a party to number of outrageous publicity stunts and, because they abducted her on the eve of the release of her new film, "The Kidnapped Bride," she tells them her career will collapse unless they make the kidnapping look like it was on the level. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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THIS IS THE MOVIE QUEEN WITH THE MILLION-DOLLAR SHAPE! (original 3-sheet poster-all caps) See more »

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A Noiva Raptada  »

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Many gossip columns reported that Dean Martin was to be cast in the role of Mike, however for some reason, the role went to Ray Danton, then finally to Ralph Meeker. See more »

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Referenced in What's My Line?: Episode dated 11 August 1957 (1957) See more »

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Jane Russell is Astonishing
10 October 2014 | by (Hollywood, United States) – See all my reviews

Oct 10, 2014

The moment Jane Russell appears with short dark hair in this movie

I saw her as an actress who could marvelously play in any picture in the last 50 years

Jane Russell looks and acts as good as it gets.

Just seeing her as a real girl with a contemporary hair cut is worth the price of admission.

Jane Russell as a real woman will capture your heart.

She is charming, adorable and so beautiful as a real woman.

I love her so much after seeing her in this picture

John Longenecker / Academy Award Winner


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