Three Smart Girls
Three Smart Girls (1936)

In this film, Deanna Durbin, Nan Grey, and Barbara Read play three wealthy sisters living with their divorced mother in Paris. The girls learn that their father plans to remarry. Correctly sensing that the bride-to-be is a fortune hunter,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 20, 1936
DVD 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

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: 57% 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