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Bring on the Girls

Bring on the Girls(1945)

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The film's working title was All Around the Town. Writer Pierre Wolff, whose onscreen credit reads "From a story by," wrote the screenplay for the French film L'homme qui cherche la verit, on which Bring on the Girls is based. In October 1941, the French film was released with English subtitles in the U.S. as The Man Who Seeks the Truth. Although the Golden Gate Quartet is listed in the CBCS, information in the MPAA/PCA File at the AMPAS Library reveals that their scene was edited out of the film, and their screen credit was therefore deleted. This was dancer Johnny Coy's first film. Several reviews praised his performance, including Hollywood Reporter, which stated: "One of the most conspicuous personal triumphs is scored by Johnny Coy, a young, loose-jointed tap dancer whose skill with his feet is astounding and stamps him as one of the best anywhere." According to Hollywood Citizen-News, Paramount paid $30,000 for the rights to the 1927 song "Chloe," which Spike Jones and his City Slickers burlesqued for the first time on film. The song is sung in the film by saxophone player Red Ingle. According to Paramount news, Jones and his orchestra previously had performed the piece over shortwave radio for U.S. fighting forces.