Pin-Up Girl (1944)

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Designed purely as a movie to make WW II war-weary viewers feel better, this lively music stars Betty Grable as a secretary who manages to become a popular pinup girl and win the heart of a soldier by masquerading as a Broadway star.

Cast

Betty Grable
as Lorry Jones aka Laura Lorraine
John Harvey
as Tommy Dooley
Joe E. Brown
as Eddie Hall
Martha Raye
as Molly McKay
Eugene Pallette
as Barney Briggs
Skating Vanities
as Themselves
Dave Willock
as Dud Miller
Robert E. Homans
as Stage Doorman
Marcel Dalio
as Headwaiter
Leon Belasco
as Captain of Waiters
Irving Bacon
as Window Cleaner
Walter Tetley
as Messenger Boy
Ruth Warren
as Scrubwoman
Gloria Nord
as Roller Skating Headliner
Hermes Pan
as Apache Dancer
Angela Blue
as Specialty Dancer
Lillian Porter
as Cigarette Girl
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Critic Reviews for Pin-Up Girl

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

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

Aug 29, 2014 | Full Review…

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.

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

It's all very pleasing and pleasant.

Feb 23, 2012 | Full Review…
Variety
Top Critic

Inane wartime musical comedy flag-waver.

Jun 13, 2018 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Frankly, this one isn't terribly good.

Aug 29, 2014 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Too bad it didn't work.

Aug 29, 2014 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Pin-Up Girl

½

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
jay nixon

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