Give a Girl a Break (1953)

Give a Girl a Break





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After providing excellent support in previous MGM musicals, the singing-dancing team of Marge and Gower Champion were rewarded with their own starring vehicle, Give a Girl a Break. Marge plays one of three actresses competing for the leading role in a Broadway show directed by Gower. The other two girls are Debbie Reynolds and Helen Wood, so Marge is hardly a shoe-in. Another topnotch dancer/choreographer, Bob Fosse, co-stars as the show's leading man. Highlights include the aptly named … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Musical & Performing Arts, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Vera Caspary, Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 22, 1991


as Suzy Doolittle

as Madelyn Corlane

as Ted Sturgis

as Joanna Moss

as Bob Dowdy

as Leo Belney

as Burton Bradshaw

as Anson Pritchett

as Mrs. Doolittle

as Felix Jordan

as Janet Hallson
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All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | January 10, 2004
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

Bouncy but routine fluff musical.

Full Review… | June 14, 2009
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Audience Reviews for Give a Girl a Break


Some good dancing but strictly routine musical. The performers do their best but the script lets them down.

jay nixon

Super Reviewer

this is an obscure musical that deserves to be seen by many so-called lovers of the screen musical. the cast includes the champions, bob fosse, debbie reynolds and helen wood. they are dancing the screen to pieces in this one.

darryl clark

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