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It Should Happen to You (1954)

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86 min | Comedy, Romance

When a young woman with dreams of fame rents a billboard to advertise herself, her life changes overnight.
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Writer
Garson Kanin (story and screen play)
Composer
Friedrich Hollaender (musical score) (as Frederick Hollander)
Cinematographer
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Release date
Mar 1954 (United States)

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Judy Holliday
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Peter Lawford
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Jack Lemmon
Pete Sheppard Pete Sheppard   See fewer
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Michael O'Shea
Brod Clinton Brod Clinton   See fewer
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Vaughn Taylor
Entrikin Entrikin   See fewer
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Connie Gilchrist
Mrs. Riker Mrs. Riker   See fewer
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Walter Klavun
Bert Piazza Bert Piazza   See fewer
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Whit Bissell
Robert Grau Robert Grau   See fewer
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Constance Bennett
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Ilka Chase
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Wendy Barrie
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Melville Cooper
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Chris Alcaide
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George Becwar
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Robert Berger
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Heywood Hale Broun
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Chick Chandler
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Edwin Chandler
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Ralph Dumke
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Rex Evans
Con Cooley (uncredited) Con Cooley (uncredited)   See fewer
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Art Gilmore
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Kit Guard
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7.2 / 10 | 3,094 votes