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The Powers Girl (aka: Hello Beautiful)

-- Synopsis: This film shows Anne Shirley and Carole Landis at their best and is based on the John Robert Powers modeling agency and " the Powers Girls." In the film two sisters aspire to become high-profile models. Ellen Evans (Anne Shirley) sacrifices a potential windfall from a lawsuit to better the career of her sister Kay Evans (Carole Landis) who wants to become a Powers girl. The real " Powers Girls" roster notably included Grace Kelly, Lee Remick and Jennifer Jones.

* Good songs and dancing abound in this film. Features Dean Collins and Jewel McGowen dancing swing in the (fake) rain and even with Umbrella's as well as other swing dancers.

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1943United ArtistsNorman Z. McLeod[DVD | VHS]
Runtime:Country Made:Language:Color:
93 minutes USA English Black and White
Genre:Featured Dancer Featured DanceDance Rating
Collins & McGowenJitterbug Very Good
Known DancersChoreographersActors / Actresses
Bob Ashley Louis Silvers (musical director)Alan Mowbray (John Robert Powers)
Dean Collins Anne Shirley (Ellen Evans) 
George Murphy Carole Landis (Kay Evans)  
Irene Thomas Dennis Day (Dennis Day)  
Jewel McGowen George Murphy (Jerry Hendricks) 
  Harry Shannon (Mr. Hendricks)
  Helen MacKellar (Mrs. Hendricks)
  Jean Ames (Googie)
  John Robert Powers (Alan Mowbray)
  Linda Stirling
  Mary Treen (Nancy)
  Peggy Lee (Herself)
  Rafael Storm (Vandy Vandegrift)
  Roseanne Murray (Edna Lambert)

Dances performed in this film    Special Dance Interest
Jitterbug n/a n/a Jitterbug
Hollywood Style Swing     Hollywood Style Swing
      Unique Choreography (props)
Some Music Titles in Film Bands / Musicians / Singers Posters / Lobby Cards
Let's Dance Benny Goodman and his Orchestra n/a
The Lady Who Didn't Believe In Love Dennis Day    
Three Dreams      

Stage versions of the film

Cast Recording(s) / Soundtracks Similar Films Sheet Music Covers
n/a n/a the Gibson Girls Three Dreams
    The Ziegfeld Girls  

Books Available on this film ...



Date Published


$ Powers Girls: The Story of Models and Modeling John Robert Powers 1941 E P Dutton & Co


November 11, 2005

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