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It Should Happen to You (1954)

It Should Happen to You (1954)

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Gladys Glover is an unsuccessful model and actress who believes that a jolt of publicity will do her career a world of good. She gets that publicity by renting a billboard in the middle of Manhattan, emblazoned with her name and photograph. As a result, Gladys is showered with attention.

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Cast

Judy Holliday
as Gladys Glover
Jack Lemmon
as Pete Sheppard
Peter Lawford
as Evan Adams III
Connie Gilchrist
as Mrs. Riker
Michael O'Shea
as Brod Clinton
Heywood Hale Broun
as Sour Man in Central Park
Rex Evans
as Con Cooley
Art Gilmore
as Don Toddman
Wendy Barrie
as Herself
Whit Bissell
as Robert Grau
Walter Klavun
as Bert Piazza
Ralph Dumke
as Beckhard, Salesman
Frank Nelson
as Salesman
Ilka Chase
as Herself
Mary Young
as Old Lady Customer
James Nusser
as Board Member
Edwin Chandler
as Board Member
Stan Malotte
as Board Member
Robert Berger
as Board Member
Robert Earl Keen
as Board Member
George Becwar
as Board Member
Tom Hennessy
as Board Member
Leo Curley
as Board Member
Ted Thorpe
as Assistant Photographer
Tom Cound
as Assistant Photographer
Sandra Lee
as Teenager
Harold J. Kennedy
as Photographer
Don Richards
as Photographer
Jim Hyland
as Bartender
Margaret McWade
as Elderly Lady
George Kitchel
as Lieutenant
Stanley Orr
as Makeup Man
John Saxon
as Boy Watching Argument in Park
Arthur Gilmore
as Don Toddman
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Critic Reviews for It Should Happen to You

All Critics (9)

A "My Friend Irma" type of dumb blonde comedy, that is expertly performed by Judy Holliday.

February 3, 2009 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Delicious comedy - and beautiful time capsule of New York City and early television.

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

Early Jack Lemmon comedy with real star power by Judy Holliday.

March 23, 2008 | Rating: 4/5
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Judy & Jack are fabulous together

June 15, 2005 | Rating: 4/5
Atlantic City Weekly

Starring Judy Holliday, George Cukor's charming 1954 comedy may be Hollywood's first satire about the hunger for celebrity by ordinary people and the increasing power of advertising.

November 23, 2004 | Rating: B | Full Review…
EmanuelLevy.Com

Enjoyable little comedy with bright stars.

July 21, 2003 | Rating: 4/5
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Audience Reviews for It Should Happen to You

½

Brilliantly directed by Cukor, and brilliantly acted by the great cast. This movie is hilarious, and a lot of fun. I highly recommend it.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

Lovely comedy with some sharp observations. Judy is radiant and Jack's debut performance is a gem.

jay nixon
jay nixon

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