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Call Me Mister (film)

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Director  Lloyd Bacon
Genre  Musical
5.8/10 IMDb

Costume design  Charles LeMaire
Language  English
Call Me Mister (film) movie poster
Writer  Harold Rome, Arnold M. Auerbach, Albert E. Lewin, Burt Styler
Release date  February 1951 (USA)
Cast  Betty Grable (Kay Hudson), Dan Dailey (Sgt. Shep Dooley), Danny Thomas (Pfc. Stanley Poppopolis), Dale Robertson (Capt. Johnny Comstock), Benay Venuta (Billie Barton), Richard Boone (Mess Sergeant)
Similar movies  Related Lloyd Bacon movies

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Call Me Mister is a 1951 Technicolor musical film released by Twentieth Century-Fox. The feature was directed by Lloyd Bacon and re-written from the 1946 Broadway play version by Albert E. Lewin and Burt Styler with music by Harold Rome that featured cast members from the US armed forces.


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Call Me Mister was filmed in Technicolor, and starred Betty Grable and Dan Dailey and co-starred Danny Thomas with supporting players Dale Robertson, Benay Venuta, and Richard Boone. Only a couple Harold Rome numbers were kept in the film.


The film was a film version of the Broadway version of Call Me Mister, but was also changed to be a remake of Betty Grable's 1941 film A Yank in the RAF. It was one of Grable's final "successful" films as her box-office power was beginning to diminish. This was also Grable's final film with Dan Dailey, with whom she co-starred in several of her previous films. Call Me Mister was a "moderate success" at the box-office.


After the end of World War II American soldiers in occupied Japan are entertained with a show put on by one of their own Sergeant Shep Dooley (Dan Dailey) and his former wife who is an entertainer Kay Hudson (Betty Grable).


  • Betty Grable as Kay Hudson
  • Dan Dailey as Sergeant Shep Dooley
  • Danny Thomas as P.F.C. Stanley Poppoplis
  • Dale Robertson as Captain Johnny Comstock
  • Benvay Venuta as Billie Barton
  • Richard Boone as Mess Sergeant
  • Jeffrey Hunter as the Kid
  • Frank Fontaine as First Sergeant
  • The Dunhill Trio as Dancers
  • Soundtrack

  • Call Me Mister
  • Written by Harold Rome
  • Performed by chorus during credits
  • Reprised by Betty Grable and Dan Dailey
  • Japanese Girl Like 'Merican Boy
  • Written by Sammy Fain
  • Lyrics by Mack Gordon
  • Sung and danced by Betty Grable and chorus
  • I'm Gonna Love That Guy Like He's Never Been Loved Before
  • Written by Frances Ash
  • Performed by Betty Grable and male chorus
  • Lament to the Pots and Pans
  • Written by Earl K. Brent
  • Lyrics by Jerry Seelen
  • Performed by Danny Thomas
  • Goin' Home Train
  • Written by Harold Rome
  • Performed by Bobby Short and male chorus
  • I Just Can't Do Enough for You, Baby
  • Written by Sammy Fain
  • Lyrics by Mack Gordon
  • Performed by Betty Grable and Dan Dailey
  • Military Life
  • Written by Harold Rome
  • Revised lyrics by Jerry Seelen
  • Performed by Danny Thomas
  • Love is Back in Business
  • Written by Sammy Fain
  • Lyrics by Mack Gordon
  • Performed by Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, Benay Venuta, and Danny Thomas
  • References

    Call Me Mister (film) Wikipedia
    Call Me Mister (film) IMDbCall Me Mister (film)

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