When billionaire Jean-Marc Clement learns that he is to be satirized in an off-Broadway revue, he passes himself off as an actor playing him in order to get closer to the beautiful star of the show, Amanda Dell.
The titular river unites a farmer recently released from prison, his young son, and an ambitious saloon singer. In order to survive, each must be purged of anger, and each must learn to understand and care for the others.
Showgirls Lorelei Lee and Dorothy Shaw travel to Paris, pursued by a private detective hired by the suspicious father of Lorelei's fiancé, as well as a rich, enamored old man and many other doting admirers.
Billionaire Jean-Marc Clement learns that he is to be satirized in an off-Broadway revue. He goes to the theatre, where he sees Amanda rehearsing a song, and the director thinks him an actor suited to play himself in the revue. He takes the part in order to see more of Amanda.Written by
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The plot of this film is a reworking of the 1937 musical On the Avenue, but the genders of the two central characters are reversed: in the 1937 film, Madeleine Carroll is the wealthy person who objects to being portrayed in the stage show (i.e. the Yves Montand role), and winds up having a romance with Dick Powell (in the Marilyn Monroe role). See more »
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What makes this a disappointment is this film is so routine. Anyone could have played the lead and it's heartbreaking that Marilyn Monroe, who gave us only a handful of films to remember her by, is so wasted in this. Making it even worse was that this followed her very best film; "Some Like It Hot." But let's face it, any film with Marilyn is watchable. The lady had magic, no matter how poor the vehicle she was in.
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