Search results for "Betty Grable"

How to Be Very, Very Popular (1955) RT Audience 50%

Two strippers on the run hide out in a college fraternity. Director Nunnally Johnson's 1955 musical comedy stars Betty Grable, Sheree North, Robert Cummings, Charles Coburn, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nunnally Johnson
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Sheree North  •  Charles Coburn  •  Tommy Noonan

How to Marry a Millionaire (1953) RT 83% / Audience 78%

DVD release: May 2001

Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jean Negulesco
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Lauren Bacall  •  David Wayne

The Farmer Takes a Wife (1953) RT Audience 25%

Erie Canal, N.Y., 1850: Molly Larkins, cook on Jotham Klore's canal boat, has a love-hate relationship with her boss. She hires handsome new haul-horse driver Dan Harrow and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Henry Levin
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Dale Robertson  •  Thelma Ritter  •  John Carroll

Meet Me After the Show (1951)

A Broadway star devises a scheme to win back her husband when she suspects he's being unfaithful.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Sale
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Macdonald Carey  •  Rory Calhoun  •  Eddie Albert

My Blue Heaven (1950) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Jun 2006

Radio star Kitty Moran, long married to partner Jack, finds she's pregnant, but miscarries. For a change, the couple turn their act into a series on early TV and try to adopt ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Henry Kester
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Dan Dailey  •  David Wayne  •  Jane Wyatt

Wabash Avenue (1950)

Andy Clark discovers he was cheated out of a half interest in partner Mike's business, now a thriving dance hall in 1892 Chicago. Unable to win it back, Andy schemes to make ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Victor Mature  •  Phil Harris  •  Reginald Gardiner

The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949) RT 71% / Audience 48%

Saloon-bar singer Freddie gets very angry whenever boyfriend Blackie seems to be playing around. She always packs a six-shooter, so this is bad news for anything that happens ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  Preston Sturges
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Cesar Romero  •  Rudy Vallée  •  Olga San Juan

When My Baby Smiles at Me (1948) RT Audience 33%

Bonny Kane and 'Skid' Johnson are vaudeville performers in the 1920s. The two of them suffer marital difficulties when Skid gets an offer to appear on Broadway while Bonny ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Dan Dailey  •  Jack Oakie  •  June Havoc

That Lady in Ermine (1948) RT Audience 36%

Circa 1861, Angelina, ruling countess of an Italian principality, is at a loss when invaded by a Hungarian army. Her lookalike ancestress Francesca, who saved a similar ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger  •  Ernst Lubitsch
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Douglas Fairbanks Jr.  •  Cesar Romero  •  Walter Abel

Mother Wore Tights (1947) RT Audience 67%

In this chronicle of a vaudeville family, Myrtle McKinley (class of 1900) goes to San Francisco to attend business school, but ends up in a chorus line. Soon, star Frank Burt ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Dan Dailey  •  Mona Freeman  •  Connie Marshall

The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947) RT Audience 100%

In the late 1800s, Miss Pilgrim, a young stenographer, or typewriter, becomes the first female employee at a Boston shipping office. Although the men object to her at first, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Seaton
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Dick Haymes  •  Anne Revere  •  Allyn Joslyn

Do You Love Me (1946)

Katharine Hilliard, mousy dean of a stuffy music school, meets and is insulted by swing band leader Barry Clayton on a train. To "show" him she takes a friend's advice, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregory Ratoff
CAST:  Maureen O'Hara  •  Dick Haymes  •  Harry James  •  Reginald Gardiner

The Dolly Sisters (1945) RT Audience 58%

DVD release: Jun 2006

Two sisters from Hungary become famous entertainers in the early 1900s. Fictionalized biography with lots of songs.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irving Cummings
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  John Payne  •  June Haver

Diamond Horseshoe (1945)

Joe Davis Sr., headliner at a big nightclub, is visited by medical student son Joe Jr., who to Dad's chagrin wants to be a crooner, and soon comes between Dad and his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Seaton
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Dick Haymes  •  Phil Silvers  •  William Gaxton

Pin Up Girl (1944)

Glamorous Lorry Jones, the toast of a Missouri military canteen, has become "engaged" to almost every serviceman she's signed her pin-up photo for. Now she's leaving home to ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  John Harvey  •  Martha Raye  •  Joe E. Brown

Coney Island (1943)

Set at the turn of the century, smooth talking con man Eddie Johnson weasels his way into a job at friend and rival Joe Rocco's Coney Island night spot. Eddie meets the club's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  George Montgomery  •  Cesar Romero  •  Phil Silvers

Footlight Serenade (1942) RT Audience 33%

Conceited World Champion boxer Tommy Lundy decides to test his popularity in a Broadway show. Tommy always has an eye for the ladies and he starts paying attention to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gregory Ratoff
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Victor Mature  •  Phil Silvers  •  John Payne

Springtime in The Rockies (1942) RT Audience 61%

Broadway partners Vicky Lane and Dan Christy have a tiff over Christy's womanizing. Jealous Vicky takes up with her old flame and former dance partner, Victor Price, and Dan's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Irving Cummings
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  John Payne  •  Carmen Miranda  •  Cesar Romero

A Yank in the R.A.F. (1941)

Tyrone Power is a pilots' pilot, but he doesn't believe in anything beyond his own abilities. He gets into trouble by flying a new fighter directly to Canada instead of to New ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Henry King
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Betty Grable  •  John Sutton  •  Reginald Gardiner

I Wake Up Screaming (1941) RT 80% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Jun 2006

A young promoter (Mature) is accused of the murder of Vicky Lynn (Landis), a young actress he "discovered" as a waitress while out with ex-actor Robin Ray and gossip columnist ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Betty Grable  •  Victor Mature  •  Carole Landis  •  Laird Cregar