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The Pajama Game

The Pajama Game (1998)

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Release Date: Jan 1, 1998 Wide

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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

Sep 21, 1999

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

March 14, 2007 Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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.

May 4, 2005 Full Review Source: Slant Magazine
Slant Magazine

Day particularly overdoes her schtick and sends the movie too often into self-parody

May 4, 2005 Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com
Filmcritic.com

The Pajama Game may not be the greatest musical of all time..., but it's got some memorable songs and dances. And that's enough to carry the day.

April 25, 2005 Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis
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Underappreciated musical gem. One of Day's best, and oh, the "Steam Heat" number!

April 4, 2003
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

One of the better musicals of its era, and a fascinating fusion of two disparate genres.

May 14, 2002 Full Review Source: MovieMartyr.com
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good music good actors but something is missing
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