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Golden Girl (1951)

Approved | | Drama, Musical, Western | 1 November 1951 (USA)
Against the background of the Civil War, sixteen-year-old song-and-dance artiste Lotta Crabtree works her way across America, becoming ever more popular.

Director:

Lloyd Bacon

Writers:

Walter Bullock (screenplay), Charles O'Neal (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Mitzi Gaynor ... Lotta Crabtree
Dale Robertson ... Tom Richmond
Dennis Day ... Mart Taylor
James Barton ... John Crabtree
Una Merkel ... Mary Ann Crabtree
Raymond Walburn ... Cornelius
Gene Sheldon ... Sam Jordan
Carmen D'Antonio ... Lola Montez
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Against the background of the Civil War, sixteen-year-old song-and-dance artiste Lotta Crabtree works her way across America, becoming ever more popular. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Drama | Musical | Western

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The bulk of the movie takes place around the Civil War period, however the main theme song, "Oh Dem Golden Slippers" was not written until 1879. See more »

Soundtracks

Oh, Dem Golden Slippers
(uncredited)
Written by James Allen Bland
Sung by Mitzi Gaynor
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Typical fifties fox musical
12 July 2002 | by raskimonoSee all my reviews

THe role that made Mitzi Gaynor a star. As musical formulas go, this is as formulaic as it gets. But formula hath not make a bad picture. As with any musical, no matter how mundane or pedestrian the plot, good songs and singing can always save it. That is the case here, especially one song I can't get out of my head. You'll know it. It's played again and again as hollywood pro Lloyd Bacon uses it as a transitional device. All scenes are shot and edited well and all acting is good and Mitzi Gaynor delivers a star performance.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 1951 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La chica de oro See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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