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The Dolly Sisters (1945) was a Biographical - Drama Film directed by Irving Cummings and produced by George Jessel.

Academy Awards 1946 --- Ceremony Number 19 (source: AMPAS)

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Best Music - SongMusic by James Monaco; Lyrics by Mack GordonNominated
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TCMFF Musical Monday: The Dolly Sisters (1945)

on Apr 15, 2019 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: The Dolly Sisters (1945) ? ... Read full article


Five Fun Facts About The Dolly Sisters

By Sara and Cynthia Brideson on May 23, 2018 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Five Fun Facts About The Dolly Sisters Classic flapper girls! ?They’re Beautiful…They’re Glamorous…They’re Scandalous!? So read the tagline for Twentieth Century Fox?s glossy, highly fictionalized biopic about the famous (and infamous) Dolly Sisters. In the film, Betty ... Read full article


The Dolly Sisters (1945)

By Lindsey on Mar 2, 2012 From The Motion Pictures

The Dolly Sisters (1945): 4/5 The Dolly Sisters is a fictionalized, somewhat romanticized account of the lives of twin sisters Roszika (also known as “Rosie,” portrayed here by June Haver) and Yansci (“Jenny,” portrayed by Betty Grable) Dolly. The Dolly sisters were Vaudevill... Read full article


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The real Rosie Dolly actually loaned her own scrapbooks to Twentieth Century-Fox for research on this movie.
20th Century Fox planned to team Betty Grable with Rita Hayworth for a follow-up film about another legendary vaudeville sister act, the Duncan Sisters. But plans for the film were soon abandoned after Columbia Pictures head Harry Cohn refused to loan Hayworth (riding high off her success in Gilda) out to her former studio and when producer George Jessel ran into legal trouble with the real life Duncan Sisters.
Twentieth Century-Fox originally planned to have Alice Faye and Betty Grable star in this movie. However, Miss Faye, becoming weary of musical roles, declined to team again with her "sister" from Tin Pan Alley.
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