Melvin, a photographer for Look magazine, meets Judy and he wants to marry her. Her father is against that and as a last resort, Melvin promises to get Judy's photo on the cover of the next issue, a task easier said than done.
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Melvin Hoover, a budding photographer for Look magazine, accidentally bumps into a young actress named Judy LeRoy in the park. They start to talk and Melvin soon offers to do a photo spread of her. His boss, however, has no intention of using the photos. Melvin wants to marry Judy, but her father would rather she marry dull and dependable Harry Black. As a last resort, Melvin promises to get Judy's photo on the cover of the next issue of Look, a task easier said than done.Written by
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Melvin works for "Look" magazine, a real photo-magazine which ran from 1937 - 1971. It was an extremely popular competitor to other other large-size magazines of its day and ran second only to "Life", beating out "The Saturday Evening Post" and "Colliers". See more »
How long does it take them to decide on a cover anyway? You look at a picture. Yes. No. Right? You look at another picture. Yes. No. Right?
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Undemanding but energetic fare from MGM teaming the vivacious Debbie Reynolds as the day-dreaming dancing football and the late Donald O'Connor as the goofy magazine gopher who wants to put her on the front cover. It's hardly "Singin' in the Rain" but it does have glorious Technicolor, a snappy dance number set in a park, and a memorable song in "The Lady Loves" (which doubles as a glamour showcase for Reynolds). Nice cameo from Robert Taylor too!
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