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Girl Rush (1944)

Approved | | Comedy, Western, Musical | 21 October 1944 (USA)
Two unsuccessful vaudeville entertainers decide to search for gold during the California gold rush in 1849. They come to a town where no woman lives. The dwellers of this town promise them ... See full summary »

Director:

Gordon Douglas

Writers:

László Vadnay (story "Petticoat Fever") (as Laszlo Vadnay), Aladar Laszlo (story "Petticoat Fever") | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Wally Brown ... Jerry Miles
Alan Carney ... Mike Strager
Frances Langford ... Flo Daniels
Barbara Jo Allen ... Suzie Banks (as Vera Vague)
Robert Mitchum ... Jimmy Smith
Paul Hurst ... Muley
Patti Brill Patti Brill ... Claire
Sarah Padden ... Mrs. Emma Mason
Cy Kendall ... 'Honest' Greg Barlan
John Merton ... Scully
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Storyline

Two unsuccessful vaudeville entertainers decide to search for gold during the California gold rush in 1849. They come to a town where no woman lives. The dwellers of this town promise them a lot of gold, when they bring some women to them. So they bring a vaudeville show with lots of girls. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 October 1944 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Noivas a Varejo See more »

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Production Co:

RKO Radio Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film's earliest documented telecast took place in Altoona Wednesday 16 June 1956 on WFBG (Channel 10); it first aired in Philadelphia Monday 9 July 1956 on WFIL (Channel 6), in New York City Thursday 8 November 1956 on WOR (Channel 9), and in San Francisco 4 December 1956 on KPIX (Channel 5). See more »


Soundtracks

Old Folks at Home (Swanee River)
(1851) (uncredited)
Written by Stephen Foster
Played on an off-screen piano in a saloon
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Entertaining comedies Genius at Work and bonus movie Girl Rush
12 September 2015 | by htcnveSee all my reviews

The following two very entertaining comedy movies GENIUS AT WORK(1946 - Wally Brown, Allan Carney, Anne Jeffreys, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill - directed by Leslie Goodwins) Two radio detectives find themselves targets of a murdering fiend when their on-the-air recreations of the murders prove to be too accurate. The bonus film, GIRL RUSH, Wally Brown, Allan Carney, and Robert Mitchum, (1944 - directed by Gordon Douglas) is included free on the same DVD. Jerry and Mike (the comedy team of Wally Brown and Alan Carney), two vaudevillians stranded in San Francisco during the 1849 Sutter's Mill gold rush, strike it rich in a completely unexpected way. They decide to bring a musical revue top- lined by female entertainers to the womanless frontier town of Red Creek, an idea which is quickly endorsed by the local miners who view these shapely recruits as potential mail order brides. Success brings complications, of course, and Jerry and Mike's plans to buy a wagon train and return east to New York are constantly frustrated at every turn by crooked gamblers and assorted varmints though a friendly cowpoke (Robert Mitchum) often bails them out of trouble. In the end, it takes a huge street brawl to set everything right and bring the townspeople together in a united front. These two movies are available online on one single DVD.


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