For sale is an original FACTORY SEALED BETTY GRABLE MOVIE PINUP GIRL. This 1991 VHS tape of the 1944 Twentieth Century Fox Movie is in like new condition. A fun Hollywood collectible.
The plot of the movie feature the hijinks of beautiful U.S.O. singer and compulsive liar Lorry Jones (Betty Grable). She and her best friend leave Montana for war jobs in Washington, D.C. Stopping in New York City along the way, Lorry spins a web of lies, turning herself into a Broadway star to gain the company of handsome war hero Tommy Dooley (John Harvey). Jealous club singer Molly McKay (Martha Raye) suspects Lorry’s claims are false and hopes to expose her. The situation worsens when Tommy ends up in Washington at Lorry’s new office.
Elizabeth Ruth Grable, born on December 18, 1916, was an American actress, pin-up girl, dancer, model, and singer. Grable began her film career in 1929 at age 12, after which she was fired from a contract when it was learned she signed up under false identification. In 1940, she replaced Alice Faye in Down Argentine Way, her first major Hollywood film, and became Fox’s biggest film star throughout the next decade. Her 42 films during the 1930s and 1940s grossed more than $100 million. Throughout her career, Grable was a celebrated sex symbol. Her bathing suit poster made her the number-one pin-up girl of World War II, surpassing Rita Hayworth. Grable’s legs were insured by her studio for $1 million as a publicity stunt.