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Government Girl (1943) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Dudley Nichols and produced by Dudley Nichols and Edward Donahue.

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Happy 100th Birthday Olivia de Havilland: my review of GOVERNMENT GIRL (1943)

By monty on Jul 2, 2016 From All Good Things

Government Girl (1943) is a vastly underrated and little known Olivia movie that is fun to watch. Olivia plays Elizabeth "Smokey" Allard, a Washington secretary who knows the ins and outs of Washington DC as war is ongoing and weapons must be made. Also the housing shortage is in full affect as Smo... Read full article


New From Warner Archive: Olivia deHavilland Goes Screwball in Government Girl (1943)

By KC on Oct 21, 2014 From Classic Movies

As a screwball comedy, Government Girl misses the mark, but while the laughs never come when they seem to be prompted, I was never bored watching this film. It's not exactly good, it definitely isn't bad, or even so bad it's good. Perhaps the best description is odd. Olivia de Havilland is Elizabet... Read full article


Warner Archive Wednesday ~ Government Girl (1943)

By Raquel Stecher on Nov 30, -0001 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

Washington, D.C. during WWII was a hectic place. The new jobs created to support the war effort drove many to the nation’s capital. The influx of people caused a housing shortage that had workers and hotels scrambling. And with so many men away on duty, D.C. became a 10-women-to-every-man kind... Read full article


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Leading lady Olivia de Havilland absolutely hated the role. She had not wanted to do the picture in the first place, but was forced into it by an arrangement whereby Warner Bros. loaned her services to David O. Selznick, who turned her over to RKO. Her distaste for the arrangement is evident in the wide variety of grimaces, smirks and other expressions she used to avoid creating a character of any depth or credibility.
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