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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)

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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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.
Betty Grable, using the pseudonym Ruth Haag (which combined her middle name with that of her husband Harry James), performed as vocalist for Harry James and His Music Makers on the best-selling commercial disc, released by Columbia Records, of the movie's Oscar-nominated ballad, 'I Can't Begin to Tell You' (music by James V. Monaco, lyrics by Mack Gordon).
The real Rosie Dolly actually loaned her own scrapbooks to Twentieth Century-Fox for research on this movie.
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