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All Girl Revue (1940)

Approved | | Musical, Short | 22 June 1940 (USA)

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Women are put in charge of the city government for a day, and the mayor must go to the train station to greet an opera singer.

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Mayor
The Harrison Sisters ...
Singing Group (as Harrison Sisters)
Betty Mae Crane ...
Dance Act (as Bettymae Crane)
Beverly Crane ...
Dance Act
Beverly Kirk ...
Madame Beverly
Edith Brandell ...
Information Kiosk Girl
Gae Foster Girls ...
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Headlines announce that women will run the city for a day. The day's mayor sings a challenge to her lieutenants and they respond in close harmony that they'll make the city pretty. Then they rush to the train station to meet opera singer Madame Beverly. At the station, they ask for help, prompting the woman at the information booth to sing, "Information Please." A chorus line taps their way around the station. Madame Beverly arrives and sings, "I Love to Sing a Whole Note." Then, at a unique reception at City Hall, the Mayor gives Madame Beverly the key to the city, and they reprise the three songs. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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22 June 1940 (USA)  »

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Vitaphone Varieties (1939-1940 season) #6: All Girl Revue  »

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Trivia

Vitaphone Production Reel #B262. See more »

Goofs

The Mayor while talking on the phone to Flossie complains that there isn't a mirror in the office, but when she and the singing group leave the Mayor's office to meet Miss Beverly, they walk by a large mirror. See more »

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Featured in Added Attractions: The Hollywood Shorts Story (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

I Love a Long Note
Music by Saul Chaplin
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Sung by Beverly Kirk and The Harrison Sisters
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Fun Musical Short
7 March 2010 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

All Girl Revue (1940)

*** (out of 4)

Innocent and charming enough one-reeler has the Mayor (June Allyson) having an all girl day and making every government position help by a lady. What do they do with it? We get several music numbers as the ladies sing and dance for nine-minutes. There's not too much to this film plot wise but it's still pretty entertaining as the short runs by very quickly and has some good music as well. The highlight, and what's going to bring people in, is Allyson who really gets to shine here. Her voice is perfect and the songs suit her quite well. She has a certain charm and innocence that really works well here and she's certainly tthe magic to the film. Fans of hers will want to check this out and if you don't know who she is, this here will leave an impression on you.


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