It Should Happen to You
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It Should Happen to You
Gladys Glover (Judy Holliday) is an unsuccessful model and actress who believes that a jolt of publicity will do her career a world of good. She gets that publicity by renting a billboard in the middle of Manhattan, emblazoned with her name. As a result, Gladys is showered with endorsement by a gentleman named Evan Adams III (Peter Lawford). He becomes enamored with Gladys, which irritates her "unofficial" boyfriend, documentary-director Pete Sheppard (Jack Lemmon, in his film debut). Pete grows tired of Gladys' publicity stunt, feeling that it is turning her into an object… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A "My Friend Irma" type of dumb blonde comedy, that is expertly performed by Judy Holliday."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Judy & Jack are fabulous together"
‑ Lori Hoffman, Atlantic City Weekly
"Delicious comedy - and beautiful time capsule of New York City and early television."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"Starring Judy Holliday, George Cukor's charming 1954 comedy may be Hollywood's first satire about the hunger for celebrity by ordinary people and the increasing power of advertising."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Early Jack Lemmon comedy with real star power by Judy Holliday."
‑ Steve Crum, Video-Reviewmaster.com
"Enjoyable little comedy with bright stars."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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