Girl Crazy
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This second film version of the George and Ira Gershwin's Broadway hit +Girl Crazy stars reigning MGM musical prince and princess Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland. The 1932 version of Girl Crazy de-emphasized the main plot, building up the comic subplot involving a timorous temporary sheriff and a city slicker con man -- the better to accommodate that film's stars, Bert Wheeler and Robert Woolsey. The 1943 remake does without the comic relief, concentrating on Rooney, a teenaged playboy who is sent to a Western mining school by his father (Henry O'Neill), in the hopes that the Rooney… More

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"The highlight of the film is all the bouncy Gershwin brother tunes."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"The movie is helped by music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
"[Garland and Rooney] seem like old pros at making the plot machinations seem at least a little fresh."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
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