A beautiful Austrian refugee in England--who is also a Nazi agent--marries a scholarly English pacifist. He lives near a secret military base she needs to get information about so she can help in Hitler's planned invasion of England.
After struggling to become a success, Betty Miller and her all-girl orchestra finally hit pay dirt when crooner Herbie Fenton comes on board. Problems arise when Betty and her girls try to ... See full summary »
In rural 19th-century Indiana, the three daughters of a Civil War veteran are courted by three young men--one a sophisticated city slicker who sells phony oil stock, the second a local eccentric and the third a stolid country boy.
J.Newport Bates is a single millionaire who finds it very difficult finding a girl who will love him, not just his money. He joins the navy hoping to hide his identity, and just be one of the boys. His lawyers tell him he must have a fellow with him, to keep a watch out for gold-diggers. He reluctantly agrees and Phil also joins the navy. One night on leave, he meets a beautiful cigarette girl named Teddy, at a nightclub. She knows who he is and strings him along. Meanwhile Teddy runs into old flame Phil and the fickle girl soon drops Bates. Heartbroken, and about to give up on women entirely, Bates meets Sue the nightclub singer. She is a nice girl who's father is a banker, the two discover they have much in common and fall in love.Written by
Another Jones production number, "That Old Black Magic", was also considered for this movie. See more »
Most existing prints - including the version shown on the satellite and cable movie networks - are missing 40 seconds of the Spike Jones production number, "Chloe". The telephone joke following Red Ingle getting a mouthful of snow involved Eleanor Roosevelt, and would have been considered outdated after the death of FDR. Sacrificed along with the joke was a sequence with Spike Jones playing the pinball machine. See more »
A pleasant comedy that is consistently underrated by critics
"Bring on the Girls" is a light-hearted comedy of errors. Poor little rich boy Eddie Bracken is looking for a girl who'll love him for himself not his money. Veronica Lake is a gold-digging cigarette girl, and Sonny Tufts is the guy from her past. Despite some weak slapstick humor from time to time, there are some witty dialogues. Veronica Lake is able to rise above the material and has some nice one-liners and amusing moments. A good movie to curl up in front of on a rainy night or day when one wants a cheerful diversion. I enjoyed this movie.
14 of 17 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?
| Report this