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Give a Girl a Break (1953)

12/03/1953 (US) MusicComedyRomance 1h 22m
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When the temperamental star of a new Broadway musical revue in rehearsals walks out, director and choreographer Ted Sturgis suggests casting an unknown for the role. When it is announced in the newspapers, throngs of hopefuls show up. The revue's musical composer, Leo Belney, champions ballerina Joanna Moss, while gofer Bob Dowdy is enchanted by novice Suzy Doolittle. Then producer Felix Jordan persuades Ted's former dance partner, Madelyn Corlan, to come out of retirement to try out, much to Ted's great discomfort.

  1. Stanley Donen


  2. Vera Caspary


  3. Albert Hackett


  4. Frances Goodrich


Top Billed Cast

  1. Marge Champion

    Marge Champion

    Madelyn Corlane

  2. Gower Champion

    Gower Champion

    Ted Sturgis

  3. Debbie Reynolds

    Debbie Reynolds

    Suzy Doolittle

  4. Dolly Sharp

    Dolly Sharp

    Mrs. Olga Bradshaw / Joanna Moss (as Helen Wood)

  5. Bob Fosse

    Bob Fosse

    Bob Dowdy

  6. Kurt Kasznar

    Kurt Kasznar

    Leo Belney

  7. Richard Anderson

    Richard Anderson

    Burton Bradshaw

  8. William Ching

    William Ching

    Anson Prichett

  9. Lurene Tuttle

    Lurene Tuttle

    Mrs. Doolittle

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Give a Girl a Break
Give a Girl a Break

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Original Language English

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