The Shocking Miss Pilgrim

Overview

In this musical set in late 19th-century Boston, a suffragette secretary finds that her political beliefs are standing in the way of her romantic bliss with her beloved boss. Back then the notion of women's rights was considered scandalous and her lover will not stand for such nonsense in his office. Mayhem and music ensue until he is eventually convinced. Some of the tunes were composed by the late George Gershwin to which lyricists Kay Swift and Ira Gershwin added new words. These songs include: "For You, for ...
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Overview

In this musical set in late 19th-century Boston, a suffragette secretary finds that her political beliefs are standing in the way of her romantic bliss with her beloved boss. Back then the notion of women's rights was considered scandalous and her lover will not stand for such nonsense in his office. Mayhem and music ensue until he is eventually convinced. Some of the tunes were composed by the late George Gershwin to which lyricists Kay Swift and Ira Gershwin added new words. These songs include: "For You, for Me, for Evermore," "Aren't You Glad We Did?," "Stand up and Fight," and "Waltz Me No Waltzes." Other songs include: "Changing My Tune," "Back Bay Polka," "One, Two, Three," "But Not in Boston," "Sweet Packard," "Waltzing Is Better Sitting Down," and "Demon Rum."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/26/2013
  • UPC: 024543873938
  • Original Release: 1947
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  • Source: Fox Mod
  • Time: 1:24:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 17,227

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Betty Grable Cynthia Pilgrim,
Dick Haymes John Pritchard
Anne Revere Alice Pritchard
Allyn Joslyn Leander Woolsey
Gene Lockhart Saxon
Elizabeth Patterson Catherine Dennison
Elizabeth Risdon Mrs. Prichard
Arthur Shields Michael Michael
Charles Kemper Herbert Jothan
Roy Roberts Mr. Foster
Tom Moore Office Clerk
Stanley Prager Lookout in Office
Eddie Laughton Quincy
Hal K. Dawson Peabody
Lillian Bronson Viola Simmons
Raymond Largay Mr. Packard
Constance Purdy Sarah Glidden
Mildred Stone Miss Nixon
Pierre Watkin Wendell Paige
Junius Matthews Mr. Carter
Frank Dawson Waiter
Mary Field
Victor Potel Speaker
John Sheehan Vendor
Kay Riley Teacher
Hank Worden
Marilyn Monroe
Technical Credits
George Seaton Director, Screenwriter
James Basevi Art Director
Ira Gershwin Songwriter
Charles Henderson Musical Direction/Supervision
Boris Leven Art Director
Thomas K. Little Set Decoration/Design
Alfred Newman Score Composer, Musical Direction/Supervision
Al Orenbach Set Decoration/Design
Hermes Pan Choreography
William Perlberg Producer
David Raksin Score Composer
Fred Sersen Special Effects
Leon Shamroy Cinematographer
Robert L. Simpson Editor
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