Les Girls (1957)




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Les Girls is the Rashomon of MGM musicals. The film is told in flashback, as Mitzi Gaynor and Taina Elg, two-thirds of a popular cabaret trio, attempt to legally block the third, Kay Kendall, from writing her memoirs. Each of "Les Girls" has her own interpretation of the group's previous professional and amorous escapades. To make sense of these wildly diverse recollections, the court must rely upon a fourth party to straighten things out. Enter Gene Kelly, the dancing star who organized "Les … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Vera Caspary, John Patrick
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 22, 2003
MGM Home Entertainment


as Barry Nichols

as Joanne 'Joy' Henders...

as Lady Sybil Wren

as Angele Ducros

as Pierre Ducros

as Sir Gerald Wren

as Sir Percy

as Mr. Outward

as Associate Judge

as Court Usher

as French Stage Manager

as French House Manager

as Spanish Peasant Man

as Stout French Woman

as Flamenco Dancer

as Stagehand
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Critic Reviews for Les Girls

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

A stylized, unconventional musical for MGM, director Cukor, and Gene Kelly.

Full Review… | April 4, 2011

Uneven musical, at best in its first third.

Full Review… | August 8, 2008
Classic Film and Television

Mediocre score, mediocre MGM musical.

October 15, 2004
Kansas City Kansan

Audience Reviews for Les Girls


Very funny trilogy with GENE, Kay, Mitzi and Taina. It's fun watching each account of "Barry Nicholas" life unfold with the three women in his career life. The "Too Charming" number with GENE and Kay is so cute. This is a fun movie to watch.

Rachel Hill

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