The Pajama Game (1957)

The Pajama Game


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Movie Info

The Broadway musical Pajama Game was based on Seven and a Half Cents. a comic novel about labor relations written by Richard Bissell. Doris Day stars as an employee at a pajama factory who becomes the spokesperson for her fellow workers when management refuses to give them a 7 1/2 cent raise. Complicating matters is the fact that Management is represented by handsome John Raitt, who happens to be in love with Day. A subplot involves Day's freewheeling co-worker Carol Haney and her insanely … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Romance, Musical & Performing Arts, Classics, Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: George Abbott, Richard Bissell
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 21, 1999


as Katie (Babe) William...

as Sid Sorokin

as Gladys Hotchkiss

as Vernon Hines

as Mabel

as Hasler

as 1st Helper

as Featured Dancer

as Featured Dancer

as Anderson

as Salesman

as 2nd Helper

as Pop Williams

as Pop Williams

as Sabrina

as Tony the Headwaiter
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Critic Reviews for The Pajama Game

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (3)

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

Full Review… | January 28, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | April 11, 2001
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

This is a delicious, bright and cheerful film.

Full Review… | November 24, 2014
At the Movies (Australia)

It may not be especially distinguished filmmaking, but historically, it's a treasure trove.

Full Review… | March 14, 2007
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

As the two leads' flowering romance begins to grow further apart, the strain is conveyed through the mechanized perfectionism of the choreography.

Full Review… | May 4, 2005
Slant Magazine

Audience Reviews for The Pajama Game


good music good actors but something is missing

jay nixon

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