The Girl Can't Help It1956

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The Girl Can't Help It
Directed by:
Frank Tashlin

"The Girl Can't Help It" (also known as "Gangster cerca moglie", "Schlagerpiraten") is a Comedy/Musical film directed and written by Frank Tashlin, released on December 01 of 1956 in the USA . Tom Ewell and Jayne Mansfield are starring, alongside Edmond O'Brien, Julie London, Ray Anthony and Barry Gordon.

Who directed "The Girl Can't Help It":

The Girl Can't Help It was directed by Frank Tashlin, an American writer, director, and producer.

Before making The Girl Can't Help It, Frank Tashlin had directed The Lieutenant Wore Skirts, released in 1956, Artists and Models (1955), Susan Slept Here (1954), Son of Paleface (1952), The Lemon Drop Kid (1951). Since, he directed Hollywood or Bust, released in 1956, Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1957), Rock-a-Bye Baby (1958), The Geisha Boy (1958), Say One for Me (1959), and Cinderfella (1960).

What was the release date of "The Girl Can't Help It":

The Girl Can't Help It was first released on Saturday, December 01, 1956, in the United States.. This was sixty-three (63) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, March 08, 1957 in Germany.

What is the cast of "The Girl Can't Help It":

At the casting of The Girl Can't Help It we find Tom Ewell, previously seen in The Lieutenant Wore Skirts (1956) and The Seven Year Itch (1955); Jayne Mansfield (Hell on Frisco Bay (1955), Illegal (1955)); Edmond O'Brien (The Rack (1956), A Cry in the Night (1956)) [ more... ]

  • Juanita Moore and Henry Jones also appeared in Skin Game, released in 1971.

What is the Storyline of "The Girl Can't Help It":

A slot-machine mobster, Marty "Fats" Murdock (Edmond O'Brien), wants his blonde girlfriend, Jerri Jordan (Jayne Mansfield), to be a singing star, despite her seeming lack of talent; so he hires a press agent to promote her career. He chooses Tom Miller (Tom Ewell) because of his past success with the career of singer Julie London (a fiction of the script) and because he never makes sexual advances towards his female clients.

Miller reluctantly takes on the job and sets to work by showing her off [...]

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