Three Smart Girls
Three Smart Girls (1936)

Deanna Durbin, the teenaged soprano who literally saved Universal Pictures from bankruptcy, made her feature-film debut in Three Smart Girls. Durbin, Nan Grey and Barbara Read play three wealthy young sisters, living with their divorced… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 17, 1995
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff

Film is a sentimental comedy and has that rare quality of making an audience feel better for having seen it.

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Emanuel Levy

Koster's light musical comedy made debutante Deana Durbin a major star for a decade and was so populr during the Depression that it spawned several (inferior) sequels.

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

A trifle, but an amusing one.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

It's an efficient, entertaining atrocity.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Makes you feel better for seeing it.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

A highly pleasing first cousin to the screwball comedies of the day.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Modest film debut for Deanna Durbin has loads of charm.

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Flixster Audience Score: 59% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Strictly unremarkable story elevated by Deanna and a great supporting cast.
John Ballantine
Almost like a female version of a Little Rascals plot, Three Smart Girls is the brainless fodder of its time. Despite the charms of the actresses involved, the… More