A Date with Judy (1948)

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Movie Info

In this youthful musical comedy, Jane Powell and Elizabeth Taylor play two teen-age best friends who team up to help Powell's father Wallace Beery after they suspect him of having an affair. Actually, the portly Beery is really only taking dance lessons so he can surprise his beloved wife.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Dorothy Kingsley, Dorothy Cooper
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 22, 2008
Runtime:
MGM Home Entertainment

Cast


as Judy Foster

as Melvin R. Foster

as Carol Pringle

as Rosita Conchellas

as Stephen Andrews

as Mrs. Foster

as Ogden `Oogie' Pringl...

as Lucien T. Pringle

as Pop Scully

as Randolph Foster

as Jo-Jo Hoffenpepper

as Nightingale

as Miss Clarke

as Prof. Green

as Little Girl in Drug ...

as Headwaiter

as Elderly Woman

as Miss Sampson
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Critic Reviews for A Date with Judy

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

A Date with Judy features a song called Strictly on the Corny Side, which might serve as the movie's theme song.

Full Review… | March 23, 2011
TIME Magazine
Top Critic

A Date with Judy is loaded with youthful zest, making for gay, light entertainment.

Full Review… | October 18, 2008
Variety
Top Critic

It's a bubbly old-fashioned romantic/comedy/musical.

Full Review… | June 17, 2011
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Taylor is breathtakingly beautiful, but Miranda walks off with every scene she's in.

Full Review… | March 23, 2011
TV Guide's Movie Guide

It's ridiculously old-fashioned, but it's also spectacular entertainment, with wonderful songs, a big heart, and plenty of laughs.

Full Review… | May 12, 2008
DVDTalk.com

...a few good tunes are not enough to turn this musical comedy into anything more than lightweight escapist fluff.

Full Review… | April 26, 2008
Movie Metropolis

Audience Reviews for A Date with Judy

½

Sweet comedy, a time capsule of teenhood in the movies in the 40's. Elizabeth Taylor is very young and very beautiful and Jane Powell is charming and pert. Carmen Miranda is a delight as always, her clothes are outlandish, take special note of her shoes and wonder how she could possibly walk in them! One quibble, the technicolor is unusually garish and at times the cast pratically glows orange.

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