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Director  Richard Wallace
Producer  Joe Pasternak
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Country  United States
7.4/10 IMDb

Genre  Musical
Cinematography  Hal Mohr
Language  English
The Under Pup movie poster
Writer  Grover Jones, I. A. R. Wylie
Release date  September 1, 1939 (1939-09-01)
Cast  Gloria Jean (Pip-Emma Binns), Robert Cummings (Dennis Lane), Nan Grey (Priscilla Adams), C. Aubrey Smith (Grandpa), Beulah Bondi (Miss Delphine Thornton), Virginia Weidler (Janet Cooper)
Similar movies  Gloria Jean appears in The Under-Pup and A Little Bit of Heaven

The Under-Pup is a 1939 American feature film by Richard Wallace that introduced soprano singing star Gloria Jean to the screen.

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Plot

The story, adapted by Grover Jones from a magazine story by Australian author I. A. R. Wylie, casts Gloria as a streetwise girl who is sent to a summer camp for wealthy girls. She is at first bullied by the other girls, but she stands up for herself and wins everyone over, including the girl who had bullied her the most, to earn a place in their group, "The Purple Order of Penguins".

Cast

  • Gloria Jean - Pip-Emma Binns
  • Robert Cummings - Dennis Lane
  • Nan Grey - Priscilla Adams
  • C. Aubrey Smith - Grandpa
  • Beulah Bondi - Miss Thornton
  • Virginia Weidler - Janet Cooper
  • Margaret Lindsay - Mrs. Cooper
  • Raymond Walburn - Mr. Layton
  • Ann Gillis - Letty Lou
  • Paul Cavanagh - Mr. Franklin Cooper
  • Billy Gilbert - Tolio
  • Shirley Mills - Cecilia Layton
  • Doris Lloyd - Mrs. Binns
  • Dickie Moore - Jerry Binns
  • Ernest Truex - Mr. Binns
  • Reception

    The film was well received, and was followed by an unofficial sequel, A Little Bit of Heaven (1940). Many of the cast members from The Under-Pup appear in the second film, but with different character names.

    Radio adaptation

    The film script was adapted for radio and was presented on Lux Radio Theater on April 15, 1940, with Gloria Jean and Nan Grey reprising their film roles.[1]

    References

    The Under-Pup Wikipedia
    The Under-Pup IMDb The Under-Pup themoviedb.org


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