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Hey Boy! Hey Girl! (1959)

 -  Musical  -  5 August 1959 (USA)
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Louis Prima
Keely Smith ...
Dorothy Spencer
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Father Burton
Henry Slate ...
Marty Moran
Kim Charney ...
Buzz
Barbara Heller ...
Grace Dawson
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Himself (as Sam Butera and the Witnesses)
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Poor film, good performances
17 February 2000 | by (Cherry Hill, New Jersey) – See all my reviews

While the hackneyed plot of this film is no great shakes, by any means, it's a first class vehicle for its two stars, Louis Prima and Keely Smith, as performers. True originals at a time when there wasn't too much of that in the music biz, Prima and Smith were at the height of their popularity (and marriage) when they made this, their only film together. Prima's bouncy antics counterbalanced by Smith's "What am I doing here?" attitude can still entertain 42 years later. So, taken at that level, "Hey Boy! Hey Girl!" is definitely worth seeing once. For me, though, Prima and Smith's finest cinematic hours as individuals, anyhow, were in Disney's 1967 "The Jungle Book" and "Thunder Road," respectively.


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