Tom, Dick and Harry (1941 film)
|Tom, Dick and Harry|
|Directed by||Garson Kanin|
|Written by||Paul Jarrico|
|Distributed by||RKO Radio Pictures|
|Release date(s)||June 13, 1941|
|Running time||87 minutes|
Tom, Dick and Harry (1941) is a comedy film directed by Garson Kanin, written by Paul Jarrico, and starring Ginger Rogers, George Murphy, Alan Marshal, Phil Silvers, and Burgess Meredith. The film was released by RKO Radio Pictures.
Rogers plays telephone operator Janie, who has to choose between three men - Tom (Murphy), Dick (Marshal) and Harry (Meredith). The film was remade as The Girl Most Likely (1957), a musical which also proved to be the last film released by RKO.
This role was Ginger Rogers' day job when she was awarded the Oscar as Best Actress for her 1940 performance in Kitty Foyle. It was her first film released after winning her Oscar.
The film was very popular, earning a profit of $234,000.
- Richard Jewel, 'RKO Film Grosses: 1931-1951', Historical Journal of Film Radio and Television, Vol 14 No 1, 1994 p56