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The Girl Can't Help It (1956)

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99 min | Comedy, Music

A gangster hires a down-and-out press agent to make his airheaded girlfriend a singing star.
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Frank Tashlin (screenplay) | Herbert Baker (screenplay)
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Updated Dec 1, 1956

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Dec 1, 1956 (United States)

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6.9 / 10 | 2,682 votes