For Me and My Gal Overview:

For Me and My Gal (1942) was a Musical - Romance Film directed by Busby Berkeley and produced by Arthur Freed.

Academy Awards 1942 --- Ceremony Number 15 (source: AMPAS)

Best Music - ScoringRoger Edens, Georgie StollNominated

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For Me and My Gal (1942)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 26, 2018 From 4 Star Films

Here is a good old-fashioned?American musical that acts as an homage to the vaudevillian circuit that saw many performers realize their talents including many future Hollywood icons. At the core is a musical dream team in Judy Garland and Gene Kelly. Behind the camera is the much revered Busby Berke... Read full article

The Classic Movie History Project, 2015: ‘For Me and My Gal’ as Wartime Cinema

By Lindsey on Jun 27, 2015 From The Motion Pictures

Note: This post will contain some spoilers. Read with caution if you’ve never seen For Me and My Gal. Additionally, this post was written for The Classic Movie History Project blogathon. For more information on this blogathon, see the end of the post! With World War II looming heavily over eve... Read full article

Musical Monday: For Me and My Gal (1942)

on Apr 27, 2015 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: ?For Me and My Gal? ?Musical... Read full article

FOR ME AND MY GAL ( 1942 )

By Crystal Kalyana on Apr 27, 2015 From In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood

MUSICAL MONTH FOR ME AND MY GAL ( 1942 ) After seeing “For Me And My Gal” on the big cinema screen yesterday, I knew I had to write about it for my next film presentation. I’ve seen an array of classic films at the theatre, but yesterday’s viewing was one of the best cinema e... Read full article

For Me and My Gal (1942)

By Beatrice on Sep 6, 2014 From Flickers in Time

For Me and My Gal Directed by Busby Berkeley Written by Richard Sherman, Fred F. Finklehoff, and Sid Silvers; Story by Howard Emmett Rogers 1942/USA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer First viewing/Netflix rental I don’t know how I missed this enjoyable musical until?now. The action starts in 1916. ?Jo Hardi... Read full article

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Quotes from

Harry Palmer: Right up to this minute, my only claim to fame: you were once my girl.

Jimmy K. Metcalf: You know what's been the matter with you? You've been walking around with a picture book villain in your pocket and every once in a while you take a look at it like it was a mirror.

Harry Palmer: Hello Springtime!
Jo Hayden: Aren't you a little out of season?

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Facts about

Eleanor Powell and Dan Dailey were originally supposed to star in this movie but were removed from the picture during rehearsals and replaced by Gene Kelly and Judy Garland.
"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 22, 1943 with Judy Garland and Gene Kelly reprising their film roles.
Studio records show that Abe Dinovitch and Maude Erickson filmed a production number with Judy Garland, but it was cut before the final release. Similarly, Six Hits and a Miss was filmed in another number cut before release.
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