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Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (1955)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 6 February 1956 (Sweden)
Two Broadway showgirls, who are also sisters, are sick and tired of New York as well as not getting nowhere. Quitting Broadway, the sisters decided to travel to Paris to become famous.

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Richard Sale

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Anita Loos (novel), Mary Loos (written for the screen by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jane Russell ... Bonnie Jones / Mimi Jones
Jeanne Crain ... Connie Jones / Mitzi Jones
Alan Young ... Charlie Biddle / Mrs. Biddle / Mr. Henry Biddle
Scott Brady ... David Action
Rudy Vallee ... Rudy Vallee
Guy Middleton ... Earl of Wickenware
Eric Pohlmann ... M. Ballard
Robert Favart Robert Favart ... Hotel Manager
Guido Lorraine Guido Lorraine ... M. Marcel
Ferdy Mayne ... M. Dufond
Boyd Cabeen Boyd Cabeen ... Pilot
Howard Tracy Howard Tracy ... Chauffeur (as Edward Tracy)
Leonard Sachs Leonard Sachs ... M. Dufy
Gini Young Gini Young ... Blonde
Carmen Nesbitt Carmen Nesbitt ... Blonde
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Two Broadway showgirls, who are also sisters, are sick and tired of New York as well as not getting nowhere. Quitting Broadway, the sisters decided to travel to Paris to become famous.

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romantic rivalry | showgirl | See All (2) »

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See 'em sizzle in the big, buxom, beautiful musical!


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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

6 February 1956 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

So liebt man in Paris See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France

Company Credits

Production Co:

Russ-Field Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

4-Track Stereo (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.55 : 1
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Trivia

Though few would realize the fact today, Rudy Vallee was doing a hilarious send-up of his own image in both the modern-day and flashback sequences, as he had been one of the music industry's foremost sex symbols in the Roaring Twenties, billed as "The Vagabond Lover." See more »

Quotes

Connie Jones: Dreams? I'm having nightmares in CinemaScope!
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Referenced in Biography: Jane Russell: Body and Soul (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Have You Met Miss Jones
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Sung by Rudy Vallee
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Abominably Horrible
7 September 2003 | by jazmaanSee all my reviews

The "Ain't Misbehavin'" number is so bad its almost good.

Dancing African spearchuckers played by white guys in purplish black body paint with red fright wigs with bones in their hair carrying zebra shields. Got the picture? No you don't, not yet. Alan Young in a monkey suit sitting in a tree singing "Ain't Misbehavin" for no discernible reason. Jane Russell dressed up as an African queen sings the second chorus as a duet with the monkey man (again for no logical reason, is she in love with a gorilla?) while the dancing "Africans" sing along in unmistably WHITE voices! Oh man its so bad you won't know whether to laugh, cry or run out of the room screaming.


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