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Girl Crazy (1943)




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In this second film version of the George & Ira Gershwin Broadway hit, Mickey Rooney stars as a teen-aged playboy who is sent to a western mining school by his father. Judy Garland plays the feisty, lovelorn daughter of the mining-school dean, who falls in love with the hero.

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Mickey Rooney
as Danny Churchill Jr.
Judy Garland
as Ginger Gray
Gil Stratton
as Bud Livermore
Robert E. Strickland
as Henry Lathrop
June Allyson
as Specialty
Nancy Walker
as Polly Williams
Guy Kibbee
as Dean Phineas Armour
Frances Rafferty
as Marjorie Tait
Howard Freeman
as Gov. Tait
Henry O'Neill
as Mr. Churchill Sr.
Eve Whitney
as Brunette/Showgirl
Roger Moore
as Cameraman
Charles Coleman
as Maitre d'Hotel
Harry Depp
as Nervous Man
Richard Kipling
as Dignified Man
Frances McInerney
as Checkroom Girl
Sally Cairns
as Checkroom Girl
Barbara Bedford
as Churchill's Secretary
Victor Potel
as Stationmaster
Bill Hazlett
as Indian Chief
Ken Stewart
as Student
Irving Bacon
as Reception Clerk
Mary Elliott
as Southern Girl
Aileen Haley
as Showgirl
Noreen Nash
as Showgirl
Ted Offenbecker
as Messenger
Hazel Brooks
as Showgirl
Inez Cooper
as Showgirl
Linda Deane
as Showgirl
Sarah Edwards
as Governor's Secretary
William Bishop
as Radio Man
James Warren
as Radio Man
Fred Coby
as Radio Man
Blanche Rose
as Committee Woman
Helen Dickson
as Committee Woman
Melissa Ten Eyck
as Committee Woman
Vangie Beilby
as Committee Woman
Julia Griffith
as Committee Woman
Lillian West
as Committee Woman
Sandra Morgan
as Committee Woman
Peggy Leon
as Committee Woman
Bess Flowers
as Committee Woman
Harry C. Bradley
as Governor's Crony
Chief Many Treaties
as Indian Chief
Rose Higgins
as Indian Squaw
Spec O'Donnell
as Fiddle Player
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Critic Reviews for Girl Crazy

All Critics (6)

Berkeley was fired from the film after choreographic the "I Got Rhythm" finale, and as a result the film never quite achieves the same effortless charm his earlier collaborations between Rooney and Garland

August 1, 2020 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Judy Garland, then 21, and 23-year-old Mickey Rooney were clearly pushing the envelope when they played crazy kids who put on a show one last time.

July 28, 2020 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Here's another Rooney-Garland confection where not much of interest happens when everyone isn't singing or dancing. The Gershwin score is tops, though.

July 27, 2020 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

The highlight of the film is all the bouncy Gershwin brother tunes.

June 12, 2010 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

The movie is helped by music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin.

October 3, 2007 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

[Garland and Rooney] seem like old pros at making the plot machinations seem at least a little fresh.

April 22, 2007 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Girl Crazy


light and breezy, even mickey isn't too noxious

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