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Somebody Loves Me (24-Sep-1952)

Director: Irving Brecher

Writer: Irving Brecher

Keywords: Musical, Biography

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jack Benny
14-Feb-1894 26-Dec-1974 The Jack Benny Show
Billie Bird
28-Feb-1908 27-Nov-2002 The Odd Couple
Betty Hutton
26-Feb-1921 11-Mar-2007 Incendiary Blonde
Adele Jergens
26-Nov-1917 22-Nov-2002 Ladies of the Chorus
Robert Keith
10-Feb-1896 22-Dec-1966 Guys and Dolls
Ralph Meeker
21-Nov-1920 5-Aug-1988 Kiss Me Deadly


Betty Hutton   ...   Blossom Seeley (actress)
Ralph Meeker   ...   Ben Fields (Blossom's partner and husband)
Robert Keith   ...   Sam Doyle
Adele Jergens   ...   Nola Beach
Billie Bird   ...   Essie
Henry Slate   ...   Forrest
Sid Tomack   ...   Harry Lake
Jack Benny   ...   Himself
Chez Paree Adorables   ...   Themselves


Review by Constance (posted on 12-Jul-2010)

"Somebody Loves Me" is a wonderful demonstration of Betty Hutton's incredible talents--her comedy, her explosive songs, and then also her ballads which could bring tears to your eyes. So many great songs in this--"San Francisco Bay", "Way Down Yonder In New Orleans", "Rose Room", "Dixie Dreams", "Jealous","June", and of course, "Somebody Loves Me." This is a movie well worth watching, not because it's a great film, but because it provides so many great moments for Betty Hutton and if you watch it you will be simply amazed at her musical talents and her ability to tug at your heart strings. Simply put, Betty Hutton was one of Hollywood's brightest stars, one that studios used for great profits while providing her so little in the way of great roles, "Annie Get Your Gun" and "Greatest Show On Earth" being the exceptions.

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