Bloomer Girl (1956)

NR 05/28/1956 (US) MusicRomanceTV Movie 1h 16m
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In 1956, BLOOMER GIRL was presented in a live television production starring the magnificent Barbara Cook, whose star was then on the rise, with leading roles in CANDIDE and THE MUSIC MAN still in her future. A solid success when it opened on Broadway in 1944, BLOOMER GIRL boasts a glorious score by the legendary team of Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg (THE WIZARD OF OZ). The book by Fred Saidy is set at the brink of the Civil War and addresses issues of women's equality (priorities were the right to vote and to wear bloomers, a liberating alternative to hoop skirts) and racial equality.

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  2. Leslie Stevens


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  1. Barbara Cook

    Barbara Cook

    Evelina Applegate

  2. Keith Andes

    Keith Andes

    Jefferson Calhoun

  3. Carmen Mathews

    Carmen Mathews

    Dolly Bloomer

  4. Paul Ford

    Paul Ford

    Horatio Applegate

  5. Rawn Spearman


  6. Nydia Westman

    Nydia Westman

    Serena Applegate

  7. Patricia Hammerlee


  8. Brock Peters

    Brock Peters


  9. Dorothy Lang

    Applegate Sister

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Original Language English

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