Three Smart Girls
|Three Smart Girls|
|Directed by||Henry Koster|
|Produced by||Joe Pasternak|
|Cinematography||Joseph A. Valentine|
|Edited by||Ted J. Kent|
|Distributed by||Universal Pictures|
Three Smart Girls is a 1936 American musical comedy film directed by Henry Koster and starring Barbara Read, Nan Grey, Deanna Durbin (her feature film debut), and Ray Milland. The film's screenplay was written by Adele Comandini and Austin Parker, and is about three sisters who travel to New York City to prevent their father from remarrying. The three plot to bring their divorced parents back together again.
- Deanna Durbin as 'Penny' Craig
- Nan Grey as Joan Craig
- Barbara Read as Kay Craig
- Binnie Barnes as Donna Lyons
- Charles Winninger as Judson Craig
- Alice Brady as Mrs. Lyons
- Ray Milland as Lord Michael Stuart
- Mischa Auer as Count Arisztid
- Ernest Cossart as Binns
- Lucile Watson as Martha Trudel
- John 'Dusty' King as Bill Evans (as John King)
- Nella Walker as Dorothy Craig
- Hobart Cavanaugh as Wilbur Lamb
- Franklin Pangborn as Jeweler (uncredited)
Production and reception
- Erickson, Hal. "Three Smart Girls (1936)". The New York Times. Retrieved September 12, 2012.
- SUPER STYLE PAGEANT PROMISED IN IRENE DUNNE FEATURE: Sparkle of Alice Faye to Lend Zip to Temple Film Schallert, Edwin. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 21 Sep 1936: 13.
- "The 9th Academy Awards (1937) Nominees and Winners". Oscars. Retrieved August 8, 2011.
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