Girl Crazy
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Girl Crazy (1943)
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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