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Pal Joey (1957)

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Joey Evans is charming, handsome, funny, talented, and a first class, A-number-one heel. When Joey meets the former chorus girl ("She used to be 'Vera...with the Vanishing Veils'") and now ... See full summary »

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Joey Evans is charming, handsome, funny, talented, and a first class, A-number-one heel. When Joey meets the former chorus girl ("She used to be 'Vera...with the Vanishing Veils'") and now rich widow Vera Simpson, the two lecherous souls seem made for each other. That is, until Linda English comes along. Linda is a "mouse on the line" and built like there's no tomorrow. But she's the typical good little girl from a good little home -- just the right ingredient to louse up Joey's cushy set up. Written by A.L.Beneteau <albl@inforamp.net>

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From Your Pal, Columbia! See more »

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25 October 1957 (USA)  »

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Sus dos cariños  »

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Trivia

Rita Hayworth plays the rich older woman keeping Frank Sinatra as her boy toy. In real life, Hayworth was only in her late 30s when she made this film and was three years younger than Sinatra. See more »

Goofs

When Vera Simpson is singing "Bewitched" there is a very obvious mismatch between her lips and the words as she is turning away from the window. See more »

Quotes

Linda English: My mother always says a lady's a lady wherever she goes
Joey Evans: And a bum's a bum wherever he goes.
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Referenced in The Muppet Show: Vincent Price (1977) See more »

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Bewitched
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Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Performed by Rita Hayworth (dubbed by Jo Ann Greer)
Also performed by Frank Sinatra
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Kim Novak is beautiful and that is all there is to say
6 May 2006 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

Close ups of the 24 year old Kim Novak left me breathless. Her beauty. Her face. What a face! Her body. She was (and still is) a great beauty. I was numb from her beauty when she sang the Valentine song. I liked this movie very much. The best descriptive word I can think of to describe Pal Joey is "delightful." Even the dog was cute. A nice, delightful movie, right out of the 1950's. I thought all the actors did a splendid job--the acting, dialog, the story was fine. All in all, Pal Joey is an enjoyable and fun movie. It is interesting to watch movies made in the 1950's. What a difference from today's films. I highly recommend Pal Joey.


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