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Give a Girl a Break (1953)

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82 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

The star of an upcoming Broadway production, Janet Hallson, walks out during rehersals. The producers of the show, Ted Sturgis, Leo Belney and Bob Dowdy begin to search a replacement. After a quick audition, each favors someone else: ...See moreThe star of an upcoming Broadway production, Janet Hallson, walks out during rehersals. The producers of the show, Ted Sturgis, Leo Belney and Bob Dowdy begin to search a replacement. After a quick audition, each favors someone else: Madelyn Corlane, Joanna Moss, Suzie Doolittle. The rest of the movie tells in a series of musical and dance scenes how they finally pick ... Written by Gerhard Gonter See less
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William C. Mellor (as William Mellor)
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Updated Nov 13, 1953

Release date
Dec 3, 1953 (United States)

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52 cast members
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Marge Champion
Madelyn Corlane Madelyn Corlane   See fewer
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Gower Champion
Ted Sturgis Ted Sturgis   See fewer
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Debbie Reynolds
Suzy Doolittle Suzy Doolittle   See fewer
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Dolly Sharp
Mrs. Olga Bradshaw / Joanna Moss (as Helen Wood) Mrs. Olga Bradshaw / Joanna Moss (as Helen Wood)   See fewer
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Bob Fosse
Bob Dowdy Bob Dowdy   See fewer
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Kurt Kasznar
Leo Belney Leo Belney   See fewer
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Richard Anderson
Burton Bradshaw Burton Bradshaw   See fewer
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William Ching
Anson Prichett Anson Prichett   See fewer
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Lurene Tuttle
Mrs. Doolittle Mrs. Doolittle   See fewer
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Larry Keating
Felix Jordan Felix Jordan   See fewer
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Donna Martell
Janet Hallson Janet Hallson   See fewer
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Dorothy Abbott
Chorine (uncredited) Chorine (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jimmy Ames
Joe (uncredited) Joe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brandon Beach
Show Spectator (uncredited) Show Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Margaret Bert
Fanny (uncredited) Fanny (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wanda Jay Bieber
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donia Bussey
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Emilie Cabanne
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Call
Mr. Doolittle (uncredited) Mr. Doolittle (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Chakiris
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sonia Charsky
Margot (uncredited) Margot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ruth Clifford
Madelyn's Mother (uncredited) Madelyn's Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jonathan Cott
Assistant Director (uncredited) Assistant Director (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carli Elinor
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Farrar
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Mary Foran
Singer (uncredited) Singer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Inez Gorman
Miss Leslie (uncredited) Miss Leslie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jane Howard
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Diana Howe
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Eileen Howe
Model (uncredited) Model (uncredited)   See fewer
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Duke Johnson
Juggler (uncredited) Juggler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry C. Johnson
Juggler (uncredited) Juggler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donna Kaye
Contortionist (uncredited) Contortionist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jan Kayne
Girl in Subway (uncredited) Girl in Subway (uncredited)   See fewer
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Colin Kenny
Man Leaving Bar (uncredited) Man Leaving Bar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Noelle Kent
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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June Lyden
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Archer MacDonald
Peter (uncredited) Peter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Svetlana McLe
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Teresa Mitchell
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Montgomery
Dresser (uncredited) Dresser (uncredited)   See fewer
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Troy Patterson
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Pierce
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Shirley Powell
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Erin Selwyn
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Sandra Spence
Girl in Lavish Apartment (uncredited) Girl in Lavish Apartment (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cy Stevens
Writer (uncredited) Writer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sandra Stone
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Beverly Thompson
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mitzie Uehlien
Dancer (uncredited) Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marjorie Wood
Mme. Cerette (uncredited) Mme. Cerette (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilson Wood
Dog Trainer (uncredited) Dog Trainer (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.3 / 10 | 483 votes