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Let's Face It (1943)

Approved | | Musical | 5 August 1943 (USA)
A soldier stationed on an army base and his fiancé, who runs a women's "fat farm" nearby, want to get married but don't have enough money. Three customers of the "fat farm" scheme to get ... See full summary »

Director:

Sidney Lanfield

Writers:

Dorothy Fields (play), Herbert Fields (play) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Bob Hope ... Jerry Walker
Betty Hutton ... Winnie Porter
Zasu Pitts ... Cornelia Figeson
Phyllis Povah ... Nancy Collister
Dave Willock ... Barney Hilliard
Eve Arden ... Maggie Watson
Cully Richards Cully Richards ... Frankie Burns
Marjorie Weaver ... Jean Blanchard
Dona Drake ... Muriel
Raymond Walburn ... Julian Watson
Andrew Tombes ... Judge Henry Clay Pigeon
Arthur Loft ... George Collister
Joe Sawyer ... Sergeant Wiggins
Grace Hayle ... Mrs. Wigglesworth
Evelyn Dockson Evelyn Dockson ... Mrs. Taylor
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A soldier stationed on an army base and his fiancé, who runs a women's "fat farm" nearby, want to get married but don't have enough money. Three customers of the "fat farm" scheme to get back at their philandering husbands by hiring the soldier and two of his buddies as "escorts" for the weekend. Complications ensue when the husbands show up unexpectedly. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 August 1943 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El caradura See more »

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Paramount Pictures See more »
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Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Eve Arden repeats her role from the Broadway stage version. See more »

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Cornelia Figeson: And as for you, Judge Henry Clay Pigeon, I'm going out and getting stickin' from drinkin'.
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Connections

Version of The Cradle Snatchers (1927) See more »

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The Milk Song
Written by Cole Porter
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Hutton and Hope a Good Team
25 May 2007 | by drednmSee all my reviews

Zippy comedy based on a hit Broadway comedy that starred Danny Kaye.

Here it's Bob Hope as the army slacker who sells snacks at a fat farm run by girl friend Betty Hutton. After he wrecks a jeep, he's desperate for money.

Eneter three frustrated wives whose husbands have "gone fishing" for the weekend, leaving them mad. So they decide to "hire" some boys for a party. Eve Arden, Zasu Pitts, and Phyllis Povah are the ladies. But the husband also show up with their dates just as Hutton and friends track down Hope and his two stooges.

Lots of zingy lines as the various couples square off. Hutton sings a couple songs. Co-stars Joseph Sawyer, Dave Willock, Raymond Walburn, Andrew Tombes, Dona Drake, and Cully Richards.


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