Eddie sells his song to a Broadway producer and also lands a job dancing in the musical. He sends for his dance partner-fiancée Molly who brings her younger sister Pat. Upon seeing Molly ...
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Eddie sells his song to a Broadway producer and also lands a job dancing in the musical. He sends for his dance partner-fiancée Molly who brings her younger sister Pat. Upon seeing Molly and Pat dance, the producer picks Pat for the show and gives Molly a job selling cigarettes. A wealthy friend of the Producer named Chad, also has is eye on Pat. Pat is teamed with Eddie in the specialty number as Kerns and Mahoney. Pat and Eddie soon realize that they are in love and must tell Molly. Pat balks at hurting Molly and goes out with Chad who already has five ex-wives.Written by
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This film received its initial telecast in Philadelphia Saturday 18 January 1958 on WFIL (Channel 6), followed by Los Angeles 24 June 1958 on KTTV (Channel 11) and by San Francisco 11 July 1959 on KGO (Channel 7). Ironically, New York City televiewers were among the last to get a look at it, when it finally aired 23 June 1962 on WCBS (Channel 2). See more »
While Eddie and Pat are rehearsing in the apartment; Jed Marlowe walks in without ringing the doorbell. Now if Eddie who is Molly's fiance had to ring the bell what gives Jed a former acquaintance of Molly and Eddie the right to feel comfortable enough to enter someone else's apartment without ringing the doorbell. Additionally, this is his first time at the apartment and he didn't know that Pat is Molly's sister. It doesn't make any sense and at this point, it disrupts the flow of the story. See more »
Well, we can't spend the whole day admiring each other.
Say, that's right. We gotta get down to the casino. Buddy Bartell is waiting for us right now.
He is? Oh, can't we go to the beauty parlor and get sand blasted or something? I got half of Nebraska down my neck.
Aw, come on, you look beautiful.
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"Two Girls on Broadway," made in 1940, is a remake of "Broadway Melody of 1929" and not as much fun. It stars George Murphy, Joan Blondell, Lana Turner, Kent Taylor and Wallace Ford. Murphy is Eddie Kerns, who sells a song, himself, his fiancé and her sister to a Broadway producer. The sisters rush out from the midwest to audition, but the show only wants Pat (Turner) while Molly (Blondell) is given the job of cigarette girl. Molly swallows her pride and watches her sister replace her in a number she used to do with Eddie. Then Eddie realizes that he's also interested in Pat, and she with him.
Nurphy is charming, energetic, and fine dancer, and Blondell is her usual excellent self. But it's hard to keep your eyes off of young, gorgeous, fresh-faced Lana with her gorgeous figure and vivacious personality. She dances with Murphy, and despite being a little stiff in her upper body, she's surprisingly good. Lana really had something in those days. It's no surprise she became a huge star.
The musical numbers are enjoyable. This movie is nothing to write home about, but if you've never experienced the young Lana, this is a great film to see her in.
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