Two Girls on Broadway (1940)

Genres - Comedy, Musical, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Musical Comedy, Musical Romance  |   Release Date - Apr 19, 1940 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 71 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Two Girls on Broadway is an updated reworking of MGM's Oscar-winning 1929 musical Broadway Melody. Joan Blondell and Lana Turner play a vaudeville "sister" act, slightly more talented than the similar duo in Broadway Melody. The twosome have sworn never to break up, but that was before hoofer George Murphy entered the scene. Blondell realizes that it's Turner whom Murphy loves, so she nobly steps aside to make room for her baby sister. Two Girls on Broadway was another step in the right direction for the blossoming career of Lana Turner, here permitted to show off her terpsichorean skills.

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gossip-columnist, love-triangle, performer, relationship, show-business, sister, vaudeville, dance [art]