Slightly French (1949)

Slightly French


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Director Douglas Sirk's love of cinematic esoterica was kept in check in the musical comedy Slightly French. Dorothy Lamour stars as Mary O'Leary, a carnival entertainer who's discovered by enterprising director John Gayle (Don Ameche). The plot dictates that Gayle must pass off Mary as an elegant Parisian actress/singer. This slender plotline enables the film to toss off a number of satirical quips about show biz, and to display Lamour in a variety of exotic costumes. The best musical numbers … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Romance, Musical & Performing Arts, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Karen de Wolf


as John Gayle

as Mary O'Leary

as Louisa Gayle

as Douglas Hyde

as Yvonne La Tour

as Nicolette

as Marty Freeman

as Stevens

as Assistant

as Assistant

as Cameraman

as Soundman

as Secretary

as Newsman

as Studio Policeman

as Director

as Secretary

as Cockney Barber

as Brazilian barker

as Publicity man
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Really strange musical comedy with a satire on show biz.

Full Review… | January 30, 2012
Classic Film and Television

Modestly entertaining.

Full Review… | August 1, 2010
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interesting sirk musical comedy minus all sirk's emotional drama and pathos its the most un sirk douglas sirk movie that i've seen.

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