Call Me Mister (film)

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Call Me Mister
Betty Grable and Dan Dailey on a Call Me Mister lobby card.
Directed by Lloyd Bacon
Written by Harold Rome & Arnold M. Auerbach (musical)
Albert E. Lewin & Burt Styler
Starring Betty Grable
Dan Dailey
Distributed by Twentieth Century-Fox
Release dates February 1951 (USA)
Running time 96 minutes
Language English
Box office $2,175,000 (US rentals)[1]

Call Me Mister is a 1951 musical film released by Twentieth Century-Fox. The feature was directed by Lloyd Bacon and re-written from the Broadway play version by Albert E. Lewin and Burt Styler.

Call Me Mister was filmed in Technicolor, and starred Betty Grable and Dan Dailey and co-starred Danny Thomas with supporting players Dale Robertson, Benvay Venuta, and Richard Boone.


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.



  1. ^ 'The Top Box Office Hits of 1951', Variety, January 2, 1952

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