Cover Girl

Cover Girl

Title: Cover Girl

Release: 1944

Rating: 6.9

Language: English

Country: USA

Runtime: 107

Genre: Action,Comedy,Musical,Romance

Cover Girl

Release 1944
Rating 6.9
Language English
Country USA
Runtime 107
Genre Action,Comedy,Musical,Romance



Rusty Parker, a red-headed leggy dancer at Danny McGuire's Night Club in Brooklyn, wants to be a successful Broadway star. She enters a contest to be a 'Cover Girl' as a stepping-stone in her career. She reminds the publisher, John Coudair, of his lost love, showgirl Maribelle Hicks. He was engaged to Maribelle, although his wealthy society mother made fun of her. Maribelle left John at the altar when she saw the piano at her wedding. It reminded her of the piano-player she truly loved. Rusty is Maribelle's granddaughter and there are musical sequences with Maribelle dancing to songs from the beginning of the 20th century. Rusty lands on the cover of her grandmother's former fiancé's magazine (as a bride). She is pursued by Coudair's pal, the wealthy theatrical producer, Noel Wheaton. He produces a lavish musical to star Rusty, surrounded by real cover girls of the mid 1940's. Rusty runs down a huge spiral into the arms of dozens of men who seem clumsy next to her ethereal dancing. ...

Director :

Charles Vidor

Writer :

Virginia Van Upp (screenplay), Marion Parsonnet (adaptation), Paul Gangelin (adaptation), Erwin S. Gelsey (story)

Actors :

... Rusty Parker / Maribelle Hicks (flashback sequence)

... Danny McGuire

... Noel Wheaton

... Genius

... Herself

... Maurine, Rusty's blonde friend / rival

... Cornelia 'Stonewall' Jackson