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Three Smart Girls

DVD Cover
Directed by Henry Koster
Produced by Joe Pasternak
Written by Adele Comandini
Austin Parker
Starring Barbara Read,
Nan Grey,
Deanna Durbin
Ray Milland
Cinematography Joseph A. Valentine
Editing by Ted J. Kent
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Running time 84 min
IMDb profile

Three Smart Girls (1936) is a musical comedy film. The Craig sisters (Barbara Read, Nan Grey and Deanna Durbin, in her first role) travel to New York City to prevent their father from remarrying. Image File history File links B0000C663X.01. ... Henry Koster (May 1, 1905-September 21, 1988) was born Herman Kosterlitz in Berlin, Germany. ... Joseph Pasternak (September 19, 1901 – September 13, 1991) was a Hungarian-born film director in Hollywood. ... Deanna Durbin (born Edna Mae Durbin on December 4, 1921, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, to English immigrant parents) was a popular young singer and actress in Hollywood films of the 1930s and 1940s. ... ––§ Ray Milland in The Lost Weekend Ray Milland (January 3, 1905 – March 10, 1986) was a successful Welsh actor and director who worked primarily in the United States. ... Universal Pictures is the main motion picture production/distribution arm of Universal Studios, a subsidiary of NBC Universal. ... See also: 1935 in film 1936 1937 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events January 6 - first Porky Pig animated cartoon September 28 - The Marx Brothers Harpo Marx marries actress Susan Fleming Top grossing films in North America Red River Valley Academy Awards Best Picture: The Great... The musical film is a film genre in which several songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative. ... Comedy has a classical meaning (comical theatre) and a popular one (the use of humour with an intent to provoke laughter in general). ... Deanna Durbin (born Edna Mae Durbin on December 4, 1921, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, to English immigrant parents) was a popular young singer and actress in Hollywood films of the 1930s and 1940s. ...


They plot to bring their divorced parents (Charles Winninger and Nella Walker) back together again. The movie made Durbin a star, and contributed to creating the stereotype of the bobbysoxer teenaged girl. Charles Winninger (1884-1969) was an American stage and film actor, most often cast in comedies or musicals, but equally at home in drama. ...


The film was written by Adele Comandini and Austin Parker, and directed by Henry Koster. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. Henry Koster (May 1, 1905-September 21, 1988) was born Herman Kosterlitz in Berlin, Germany. ... // The Academy Award for Best Motion Picture is one of the Academy Awards, awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which are voted on by others within the industry. ...


Universal Pictures wanted Judy Garland for the role of Penny Craig. However, MGM would not loan Garland. Instead, MGM terminated its contract with Durbin, who signed with Universal, leading to a role in the film. Universal Pictures is the main motion picture production/distribution arm of Universal Studios, a subsidiary of NBC Universal. ... Judy Garland (born Frances Ethel Gumm; June 10, 1922 – June 22, 1969) was an Oscar-nominated American film actress, considered by many to be one of the greatest singing stars of Hollywoods Golden Era of musical film. ...


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Three Smart Girls - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (123 words)
Three Smart Girls is a 1936 musical comedy film.
The Craig sisters (Barbara Read, Nan Grey and Deanna Durbin, in her first role) travel to Europe to prevent their father from remarrying.
The film was written by Adele Comandini and Austin Parker, and directed by Henry Koster.
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