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Too Many Girls (1940) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by George Abbott and produced by Harry E. Edington.

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Musical Monday: Too Many Girls (1940)

on Apr 29, 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 600. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: Too Many Girls (1940) ? Musi... Read full article


Too Many Girls (1940)

By Lindsey on Sep 8, 2012 From The Motion Pictures

(Image via Doctor Macro) Clint Kelly (Richard Carlson), Jojo (Eddie Bracken) and Al (Hal Le Roy) are big-time football players for big-time schools (Princeton, Harvard, Yale). All of them are pursuing up-and-coming athlete Manuelito (Desi Arnaz, in his film debut) and trying to recruit him to their ... Read full article


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[Trying to get the $300 needed to open the school]
Eileen Eilers: I'm president of the student body and prepared for almost ANY sacrifice.


Clint Kelly: But I haven't got a band!
Jojo Jordan: [referring to D. Arnaz] With the possible exception of one or two of us, who has ?


Jojo Jordan: Well, I'm not exactly wonderful, but I'm awfully attractive in a dynamic sort of way.


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Facts about

Film debut of Desi Arnaz.
Trudy Erwin dubbed Lucille Ball's singing.
The musical play opened on Broadway in New York at the Imperial Theater on 18 November 1939 and ran for 249 performances. Eddie Bracken, Desi Arnaz, Hal Le Roy, Libby Bennett, Ivy Scott, Byron Shores and Van Johnson recreated their stage roles for this movie. Except for LeRoy, the movie was the film debut for each of these actors.
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Also directed by George Abbott




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Also released in 1940




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