The Dolly Sisters (1945)

The Dolly Sisters





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The Dolly Sisters is the heavily Hollywoodized biopic of Jennie and Rosie Dolly, Hungarian-born entertainers who took Broadway by storm in the early 1900s. Betty Grable plays Jennie and June Haver plays Rosie; their uncle is the inevitable "funny foreigner" S.Z. Sakall, who manages their career from childhood. Passing an important audition for Oscar Hammerstein, the Dolly girls become international stage headliners, but in so doing they find that their private life is strained. Jennie in … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Musical & Performing Arts, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: John Larkin, John Francis Larkin, Marian Spitzer
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 13, 2006
20th Century Fox Film Corporation



as Yansci 'Jenny' Dolly

as Roszika 'Rosie' Doll...

as Harry Fox

as Uncle Latsie Dolly

as Irving Netcher

as Prof. Winnup

as Tsimmis

as Leonore

as Jenny, as Child

as Rosie, as Child

as Oscar Hammerstein

as Dowling

as Morrie Keno

as Stage Manager

as Bartender

as German Actress

as Chauffeur

as Flower Lady

as Reporter

as Monsieur Philippe

as Croupier

as Conductor on Train

as Will Rogers

as Al Smith

as Mrs. Al Smith

as Frank Tinny

as Madame Polaire

as French juggler

as Russian Actor

as French Actor

as Ellabelle

as Hammerstein's Secret...
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Full Review… | October 18, 2008
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
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Audience Reviews for The Dolly Sisters


If you are looking for anything resembling a depiction of the actual Dolly Sisters story look elsewhere but if a sumptuous overstuffed showcase for Betty Grable and June Haver is what you seek this is for you. Filmed in almost blinding Technicolor with some good songs and one beautiful one, I'm Always Chasing Rainbows, plus eye popping costumes and hairstyles this is old fashioned entertainment dished up with style.

jay nixon

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