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Slightly French

1949 1h 21m Musical Comedy List
Reviews 33% Audience Score Fewer than 50 Ratings
In this musical comedy, movie director John Gayle (Don Ameche) botches a production when his feud with a star French actress (Adele Jergens) leads to her quitting and his being fired. In order to save his job, John tries to pass off carnival singer Mary (Dorothy Lamour) as a French actress. The movie's producer (Willard Parker) agrees to cast Mary and quickly falls for her. However, when a jealous John argues with her, she accidentally reveals her true identity, endangering the picture again. Read More Read Less

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Nathanael Hood Unseen Films Both gorgeous and charming. Rated: 7/10 May 11, 2020 Full Review Michael E. Grost Classic Film and Television Really strange musical comedy with a satire on show biz. Jan 30, 2012 Full Review Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews Modestly entertaining. Rated: B- Aug 1, 2010 Full Review Read all reviews

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Audience Member interesting sirk musical comedy minus all sirk's emotional drama and pathos its the most un sirk douglas sirk movie that i've seen. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 02/25/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis In this musical comedy, movie director John Gayle (Don Ameche) botches a production when his feud with a star French actress (Adele Jergens) leads to her quitting and his being fired. In order to save his job, John tries to pass off carnival singer Mary (Dorothy Lamour) as a French actress. The movie's producer (Willard Parker) agrees to cast Mary and quickly falls for her. However, when a jealous John argues with her, she accidentally reveals her true identity, endangering the picture again.
Director
Douglas Sirk
Production Co
Columbia Pictures Corporation
Genre
Musical, Comedy
Original Language
English
Release Date (DVD)
Jun 7, 2011
Runtime
1h 21m