Ask Any Girl (1959)

Genres - Comedy, Drama, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Comedy, Workplace Comedy  |   Release Date - May 21, 1959 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 98 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Hal Erickson

Viewers know they're in a 1959 comedy film early in the proceedings of Ask Any Girl, when secretary Shirley MacLaine is advised by her new supervisor Jim Backus to wear a sweater "a size too small." But she is a good girl: like Doris Day, she won't offer any carnal favors unless a wedding ring is part of the bargain. She targets irresponsible CEO Gig Young for matrimony, asking Young's sober-sided older brother David Niven to help her out. The highlight of Ask Any Girl is Shirley MacLaine's extended drunk scene in the club car of a commuter train. The film was based on a satirical novel by Winifred Wolfe.



business, deception, drug-bust, drug-smuggler, employer/employee, family, killing, love, marriage, mud-wrestling, playboy, research, romance, secretary, sex, women's-prison