The Pajama Game
The Pajama Game (1957)

The Broadway musical Pajama Game was based on Seven and a Half Cents. a comic novel about labor relations written by Richard Bissell. Doris Day stars as an employee at a pajama factory who becomes the spokesperson for her fellow workers… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 29, 1957
DVD Release Date: September 21, 1999
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Critic Score: 91% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Stratton
At the Movies (Australia)

This is a delicious, bright and cheerful film.

Christopher Null

Day particularly overdoes her schtick and sends the movie too often into self-parody

Jeremy Heilman

One of the better musicals of its era, and a fascinating fusion of two disparate genres.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

It may not be especially distinguished filmmaking, but historically, it's a treasure trove.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

The Pajama Game may not be the greatest musical of all time..., but it's got some memorable songs and dances. And that's enough to carry the day.

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Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

As the two leads' flowering romance begins to grow further apart, the strain is conveyed through the mechanized perfectionism of the choreography.

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Nell Minow
Movie Mom

Underappreciated musical gem. One of Day's best, and oh, the "Steam Heat" number!

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
good music good actors but something is missing