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Three Little Girls in Blue (1946)

Approved | | Musical | October 1946 (USA)
A reworking of the movie Three Blind Mice (1938) based on the play of the same name, which in turn led to another remake Moon Over Miami (1941). This remake is set during the turn of the ... See full summary »

Directors:

H. Bruce Humberstone (as Bruce Humberstone), John Brahm (uncredited)

Writers:

Valentine Davies (screen play by), Brown Holmes (adapted by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
June Haver ... Pam Charters
George Montgomery ... Van Damm Smith
Vivian Blaine ... Liz Charters
Celeste Holm ... Miriam Harrington
Vera-Ellen ... Myra Charters
Frank Latimore ... Steve Harrington
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Storyline

A reworking of the movie Three Blind Mice (1938) based on the play of the same name, which in turn led to another remake Moon Over Miami (1941). This remake is set during the turn of the century. Three sisters from Red Bank set out for Atlantic City disguised as an heiress, her secretary,and a maid, in the hope that one of them will land a rich husband. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Taglines:

They're all set to love . . . and it's all set to music

Genres:

Musical

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Del Porter dubbed Charles Smith's singing, Carol Stewart dubbed Vera-Ellen's. See more »

Goofs

The past-due hotel bill contains two errors. Twenty-one days at $9.25 per day is $194.25, not $191.25. And, the total should be $239.00 not $238.00. See more »

Quotes

Miriam: I think we should have a great big weddin'; you get so many more presents that way.
Pam Charters: You'll have to help me write the thank-you letters!
Miriam: Why - can't you write?
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Connections

Remake of Three Blind Mice (1938) See more »

Soundtracks

Somewhere in the Night
(uncredited)
Music by Josef Myrow
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
Sung by Vivian Blaine
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smooth and simple
11 March 2020 | by mukava991See all my reviews

Three Little Girls in Blue is a smooth and simple, musical fairy tale showcasing some clever and intricate lyrics by Mack Gordon to Joseph Myrow's music which enchant the viewer right at the opening on a New Jersey chicken farm ("A Farmer's Life Is a Very Merry Life") and recur at just the appropriate junctures thereafter and include the enduring favorite "You Make Me Feel So Young." Other plusses include an intelligently lighthearted script by a large team of writers, gorgeous color photography, artful lighting effects, witty directorial touches and the three beautifully costumed and coiffed leading ladies. The male leads are less impressive, though Charles Smith as an eccentric valet who falls for Vera-Ellen is the most surprising and delightful. V-E herself as one of the titular girls is given ample opportunity to show off her balletic and acrobatic dancing skills in lively but overly busy choreography. Celeste Holm appears late in the story as an acerbically articulate, wacky but goodhearted Southern belle who helps tie up the plot in good old-fashioned musical comedy style.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

October 1946 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rio Cabana (1946) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,335,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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