Pin-Up Girl (1944)

Pin-Up Girl


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Despite the film's title, Pin-Up Girl offers surprisingly few glimpses of the famed Betty Grable "gams." This lively Technicolor musical casts Gable as Lorrie Jones, secretary at a USO canteen frequented by handsome servicemen. Falling in love with war hero Tommy Dooley (John Harvey), Lorrie contrives to be near him wherever he goes by posing as a world-famous Broadway star. As a result, she is hired as a USO entertainer -- and becomes a star for real. Despite considerable competition from such … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Earl W. Baldwin, Helen Logan, Robert Ellis
In Theaters:
On DVD: Feb 21, 2006
Twentieth Century Fox


as Lorry Jones aka Laur...

as Tommy Dooley

as Eddie Hall

as Molly McKay

as Barney Briggs

as Themselves

as Dud Miller

as Stage Doorman

as Headwaiter

as Captain of Waiters

as Window Cleaner

as Messenger Boy

as Scrubwoman

as Roller Skating Headl...

as Specialty Dancer

as Cigarette Girl

as Specialty Dancer
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Critic Reviews for Pin-Up Girl

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (3)

Could it be that this is the musical which really scraped the bottom of the barrel?

Full Review… | August 29, 2014
New York Times
Top Critic

The script is nothing special, but Grable and singing rival Rae, both engaging troupers despite the mugging, do their best to liven up the proceedings.

Full Review… | August 29, 2014
Time Out
Top Critic

It's all very pleasing and pleasant.

Full Review… | February 23, 2012
Top Critic

Frankly, this one isn't terribly good.

Full Review… | August 29, 2014
Radio Times

Too bad it didn't work.

Full Review… | August 29, 2014
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Audience Reviews for Pin-Up Girl


Really a mess of a movie, nonsensical and trite, however Betty, Martha and Joe E. Brown and SOME of the musical numbers make it worth at least one viewing.

jay nixon

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