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My Gal Sal (1942)

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103 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

Chronicles the early life of gay nineties-era songwriter Paul Dresser as he outgrows his job as carnival entertainer and moves up into New York society, writing one hit song after another. Despite his egotistical behavior, he manages to ...See moreChronicles the early life of gay nineties-era songwriter Paul Dresser as he outgrows his job as carnival entertainer and moves up into New York society, writing one hit song after another. Despite his egotistical behavior, he manages to woo and win Sally Elliott, one of the more popular songstresses of the day. Written by Doug Sederberg See less
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Writers
Theodore Dreiser (story "My Brother Paul from book "Twelve Men"") | Seton I. Miller (screenplay) | Darrell Ware (screenplay) | Karl Tunberg (screenplay)
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Updated Apr 30, 1942

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Apr 30, 1942 (United States)

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113 cast members
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Rita Hayworth
Sally Elliott Sally Elliott   See fewer
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Victor Mature
Paul Dresser Paul Dresser   See fewer
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John Sutton
Fred Haviland Fred Haviland   See fewer
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Carole Landis
Mae Collins Mae Collins   See fewer
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James Gleason
Pat Hawley Pat Hawley   See fewer
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Walter Catlett
Colonel Truckee Colonel Truckee   See fewer
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Mona Maris
Countess Mariana Rossini Countess Mariana Rossini   See fewer
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Frank Orth
McGuiness McGuiness   See fewer
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Stanley Andrews
Mr. Dreiser Mr. Dreiser   See fewer
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Margaret Moffatt
Mrs. Dreiser Mrs. Dreiser   See fewer
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John Kelly
John L. Sullivan John L. Sullivan   See fewer
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Curt Bois
De Rochemont De Rochemont   See fewer
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Hermes Pan
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Gregory Gaye
Monsieur Garnier Monsieur Garnier   See fewer
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Andrew Tombes
Corbin Corbin   See fewer
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Charles Arnt
Tailor Tailor   See fewer
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Larry Wheat
Stage Door Man (scenes deleted) Stage Door Man (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Ernie Adams
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Bill Alcorn
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Louise Allen
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Russell Ash
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Clarence G. Badger
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Jackie Barnett
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Joseph E. Bernard
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Jack Boyle
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Tex Brodus
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Paul E. Burns
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Bud Carpenter
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Mary Carroll
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Iron Eyes Cody
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Luke Cosgrave
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Bob Crosby
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Grace Davies
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Dorothy Dearing
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Barry Downing
Theodore Dreiser (uncredited) Theodore Dreiser (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sal Haines
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Jack Jackson
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Delos Jewkes
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Milton Kibbee
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Roger Miller
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6.4 / 10 | 527 votes