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)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Music - ScoringRoger Edens, Georgie StollNominated
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Silver Screen Standards: For Me and My Gal (1942)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jul 12, 2023 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Silver Screen Standards: For Me and My Gal (1942) Although both of them made more memorable pictures on their own, For Me and My Gal (1942) marks the film debut of Gene Kelly and his first pairing with Judy Garland, who was just breaking out of juvenile roles and into adult leading lady status af... Read full article


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


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Quotes from

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


Bill: [when Harry Palmer first appears] Say, *he* looks like an actor.


Harry Palmer: Why didn't you tell me I was in love with you?


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Facts about

The first of three movie musicals in which Judy Garland and Gene Kelly starred in together, though they did appear separately in other movies and features.
George Murphy was originally cast as Harry Palmer, but he instead played Jimmy Metcalfe once the lead role went to Gene Kelly.
Gene Kelly's film debut. It is known that Judy Garland got him the job after seeing him in the Broadway musical "Pal Joey".
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