Slightly French
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Director Douglas Sirk's love of cinematic esoterica was kept in check in the musical comedy Slightly French. Dorothy Lamour stars as Mary O'Leary, a carnival entertainer who's discovered by enterprising director John Gayle (Don Ameche). The plot dictates that Gayle must pass off Mary as an elegant Parisian actress/singer. This slender plotline enables the film to toss off a number of satirical quips about show biz, and to display Lamour in a variety of exotic costumes. The best musical numbers occur during an extended film-within-a-film sequence. Slightly French is buoyed by its… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Really strange musical comedy with a satire on show biz."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"Modestly entertaining."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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