Three for the Show (The Pleasure Is All Mine) (1955)

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Three for the Show is a musical remake of the 1940 comedy Too Many Husbands, which in turn was based on a play by Somerset Maugham. In her next-to-last film, Betty Grable plays Julie, a popular musical comedy stars whose husband Marty (Jack Lemmon) is reported missing in action during WW2. After an appropriate waiting period, Julie makes plans to marry Marty's best friend Vernon (Gower Champion), even though she still carries a torch for her "late" husband. After the wedding, who should show up but Marty, demanding his rights as a husband. At first appalled, Julie eventually begins to enjoy the notion of two husbands. In the original film, the plot was never resolved; in the remake, Marge Champion plays a sidelines character named Gwen, so it's a safe bet that Vernon will lose out to Marty in the Julie sweepstakes. Most of the songs in Three for the Show are old standards, written by such notables as the Gershwin brothers, Gene Austin and Hoagy Carmichael.
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NR
Genre:
Comedy , Musical & Performing Arts
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Sony Pictures Entertainment

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Cast

Jack Lemmon
as Martin 'Marty' Stewart
Betty Grable
as Julie Lowndes
Myron McCormick
as Mike Hudson
Marge Champion
as Gwen Howard
Gower Champion
as Vernon Lowndes
Hal K. Dawson
as Theater Treasurer
Paul Harvey
as Col. Wharton
Willard Waterman
as Moderator
Robert Bice
as Sgt. O'Hallihan
Eugene Borden
as Costume Designer
Rudy Lee
as Boy
Gene Wesson
as Reporter
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Critic Reviews for Three for the Show (The Pleasure Is All Mine)

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It catches the leggy 39-nine-year old Betty Grable near the end of her fifteen year run as a headliner.

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½

All the cast have made better films than this but it's still a colorful, peppy entertainment.

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