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The Shocking Miss Pilgrim Details

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In this musical set in late 19th-century Boston, a suffragette secretary finds that her political beliefs are standing in the way of her romantic bliss with her beloved boss. Back then the notion of women's rights was considered scandalous and her lover will not stand for such nonsense in his office. Mayhem and music ensue until he is eventually convinced. Some of the tunes were composed by the late George Gershwin to which lyricists Kay Swift and Ira Gershwin added new words. These songs include: "For You, for Me, for Evermore," "Aren't You Glad We Did?," "Stand up and Fight," and "Waltz Me No Waltzes." Other songs include: "Changing My Tune," "Back Bay Polka," "One, Two, Three," "But Not in Boston," "Sweet Packard," "Waltzing Is Better Sitting Down," and "Demon Rum." ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

Cast

Betty Grable
as Cynthia Pilgrim
Dick Haymes
as John Pritchard
Anne Revere
as Alice Pritchard
Allyn Joslyn
as Leander Woolsey
Gene Lockhart
as Saxon
Elizabeth Patterson
as Catherine Dennison
Elizabeth Risdon
as Mrs. Prichard
Arthur Shields
as Michael Michael
Charles Kemper
as Herbert Jothan
Roy Roberts
as Mr. Foster
Tom Moore
as Office Clerk
Stanley Prager
as Lookout in Office
Eddie Laughton
as Quincy
Hal K. Dawson
as Peabody
Lillian Bronson
as Viola Simmons
Raymond Largay
as Mr. Packard
Constance Purdy
as Sarah Glidden
Pierre Watkin
as Wendell Paige
Junius Matthews
as Mr. Carter
Mary Field
Victor Potel
as Speaker
John Sheehan
as Vendor
Hank Worden
Marilyn Monroe
Betty Grable
Victor Potel
as Speaker
John Sheehan
as Vendor

Crew

George Seaton
Director
William Perlberg
Producer
George Seaton
Screenwriter
Leon Shamroy
Cinematographer
Alfred Newman
Musical Direction/Supervision
Alfred Newman
Composer (Music Score)
Ira Gershwin
Songwriter
George Gershwin
Featured Music
Charles Henderson
Musical Direction/Supervision
David Raksin
Composer (Music Score)
Boris Leven
Art Director
James Basevi
Art Director
Al Orenbach
Set Designer
Fred Sersen
Special Effects
Hermes Pan
Choreography
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