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The Pajama Game (1957)

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Employees of the Sleeptite Pajama Factory are looking for a whopping seven-and-a-half cent an hour increase and they won't take no for an answer. Babe Williams is their feisty employee ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Katherine 'Babe' Williams
John Raitt ...
Sid Sorokin
Carol Haney ...
Gladys Hotchkiss
Eddie Foy Jr. ...
Vernon 'Hinesie' Hines
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Mabel
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Poopsie
Thelma Pelish ...
Mae
Jack Straw ...
Prez
Ralph Dunn ...
Myron Hasler
Owen Martin ...
Max
Jackie Kelk ...
First Helper
Ralph W. Chambers ...
Charlie (as Ralph Chambers)
Mary Stanton ...
Brenda
Buzz Miller ...
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Kenneth LeRoy ...
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Storyline

Employees of the Sleeptite Pajama Factory are looking for a whopping seven-and-a-half cent an hour increase and they won't take no for an answer. Babe Williams is their feisty employee representative but she may have found her match in shop superintendent Sid Sorokin. When the two get together they wind up discussing a whole lot more than job actions! Written by A.L.Beneteau <albl@inforamp.net>

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job | pajamas | factory | jukebox | speech | See more »

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Based on the hit Broadway musical, featuring the choreography of Bob Fosse. See more »


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Release Date:

10 December 1957 (Portugal)  »

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The Pajama Game  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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(Warnercolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Patti Page was considered for the lead role played by Doris Day. See more »

Goofs

Pepsi-Cola machine next to stairway in factory changes: In earlier scene, it is large unobstructed dispenser with lit sign on side; a few days later, when Babe and co-workers are lunching nearby, it is much smaller, with no side lighting and racks for empty bottles on side. See more »

Quotes

Katie 'Babe' Williams, Grievance Committee: Married life is lots of fun / Two can sleep as cheap as one
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Connections

Referenced in Dian zhi gong fu gan chian chan (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

There Once Was a Man
Written by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross
Sung by Doris Day and John Raitt
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High-energy musical that may surprise you.
15 February 1999 | by (Los Angeles or thereabouts) – See all my reviews

Who'd have thought that a labor dispute could be such fun? Just add Doris Day's smile, Bob Fosse's choreography, amazing music and dancers and a bag of popcorn! This is a highly energetic film, super-charged with charisma. I can't count the number of times I hit "pause" and "rewind" just to get another look at a surprise dance move. Boy, do I dare say that this may have been what "Grease" was hoping it could aspire to? I want to see this one again real soon!


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