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The Girl Most Likely (1958)

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Dotie dreams of marrying a millionaire so that she can live 'the life'. Buzz, her boyfriend, however is not rich as he is a salesman for a housing development. He proposes and Dotie accepts... See full summary »

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Dotie dreams of marrying a millionaire so that she can live 'the life'. Buzz, her boyfriend, however is not rich as he is a salesman for a housing development. He proposes and Dotie accepts. Dotie next meets Pete, who she thinks is rich, but she soon finds out that he is just a boat mechanic. They have fun on their date and Pete proposes and Dotie accepts. Then Dotie meets Neil Patterson who is rich. They go to Mexico on his yacht and have fun on their date. Neil proposes and Dotie accepts. Now she has to choose. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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February 1958 (USA)  »

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Andra thelo, tora ton thelo  »

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According to director Mitchell Leisen, since this was the last film made at the RKO studio, a wrecking crew followed him around during shooting and, every time he wrapped a scene, the foreman of the wrecking crew asked him if he was absolutely finished with that set and wouldn't be needing it again. If Leisen said yes, the foreman called his crew in and they demolished the set as soon as Leisen was done with it. See more »

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All the Colors of the Rainbow
Written by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane
Sung by Jane Powell, Keith Andes, Kaye Ballard, Kelly Brown and Ensemble
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One of the last RKO movies
9 July 2003 | by (Santa Barbara, CA) – See all my reviews

"The Girl Most Likely" was not only the end of an era of movie musicals, it was the very last musical made at RKO Studios, as well as one of the last ever made at that studio before RKO was sold and turned into DesiLu. This is a great little musical, and for me, Jane Powell's performance in it is second only to "Seven Brides" and "Royal Wedding" She really gives a good performance. Gower Champion's choreography is highlighted with the "Balboa" water/beach dance/song number and it's a classic! The "All the Colors of the Rainbow" sequence , filmed (supposedly) at Olvera Street in L.A. is a bit reminiscent of the dance number Gene Kelly did with the little beggar girl in "Anchors Aweigh" but livlier. Tommy Noonan is featured as her boyfriend until Cliff Robertson wins her heart. Noonan will be remembered as Judy Garland's bandleader-friend in "A Star is Born" three years earlier. Here he is a realtor, always on the move, a characteristic which is the basis for a song number,"Keeping Up with the Jones's" The opening sequence filmed on Balboa's old car ferry has a bit of historic nostalgia to it.


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