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Cinderella Jones (1946)

Passed | | Comedy, Music, Romance | 9 March 1946 (USA)
Judy Jones, sings with a band and also works at an aircraft plant. She takes part in a "missing heirs" radio program and is discovered to be an heiress to a fortune. But the will provides ... See full summary »

Director:

Busby Berkeley

Writers:

Charles Hoffman (screenplay), Philip Wylie (story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joan Leslie ... Judy Jones
Robert Alda ... Tommy Coles
Julie Bishop ... Camille
William Prince ... Bart Williams
S.Z. Sakall ... Gabriel Popik
Edward Everett Horton ... Keating
Charles Dingle ... Minland
Ruth Donnelly ... Cora Elliot
Elisha Cook Jr. ... Oliver S. Patch
Hobart Cavanaugh ... George
Charles Arnt ... Mahoney
Chester Clute ... Krencher
Edward Gargan ... Riley (as Ed Gargan)
Margaret Early ... Bashful Girl
Johnny Mitchell ... Soldier
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Storyline

Judy Jones, sings with a band and also works at an aircraft plant. She takes part in a "missing heirs" radio program and is discovered to be an heiress to a fortune. But the will provides that she must be married by a certain time or lose the inheritance. She then has to decide whether rivals-for-her-hand Tommy Coles or Bart Williams, loves her for herself or for her fortune. What's a girl to do? Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Genres:

Comedy | Music | Romance

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 March 1946 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

婿探し千万弗 See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The $10,000,000 inheritance would equate to about $124M in 2016. See more »

Quotes

Judy Jones: Oh not him... the other one.
Gabriel Popik: Throw him back!
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Soundtracks

How Many Hearts Have You Broken (With Those Great Big Beautiful Eyes)
(uncredited)
Music by Al Kaufman
Played when Judy goes in for a job at the Kampus Koffee Kup
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minor Busby Berkely, not shimmering but charming
22 December 2001 | by Sleepy-17See all my reviews

Busby didn't have the $$ to make any spectacular dance scenes, but the musical numbers are still quite good with some artful but floor-bound camera moves. Joan Leslie is lovely, playing an idiotic bimbo with such charm that we blame the script, not her, for her dumb moves. Which is basically the movie's major problem: the film's best gag, bubbles coming out of a character's mouth, is done to death, indicating a worse lack of intelligence on the part of its makers than the one they ascribe to the funny but obviously smarter-than-the-material Leslie.


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