Three Smart Girls Grow Up

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Three Smart Girls Grow Up
Three Smart Girls Grow Up poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Henry Koster
Produced by Joe Pasternak
Screenplay by
Music by Frank Skinner
Cinematography Joseph A. Valentine
Edited by
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date
  • March 24, 1939 (1939-03-24) (USA)
Running time
90 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Three Smart Girls Grow Up is a 1939 American musical comedy film directed by Henry Koster and starring Deanna Durbin, Nan Grey, and Helen Parrish.[1][2] Durbin and Grey reprise their roles from Three Smart Girls, and Parrish replaces Barbara Read in the role of the middle sister.[2] Durbin would reprise her role once more in Hers to Hold.


Written by Felix Jackson and Bruce Manning, the film is about three sisters who believe life is going to be easy now that their parents are back together, until one sister falls in love with another's fiance, and the youngest sister plays matchmaker.[2]



  1. ^ "Three Smart Girls Grow Up (1939)". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved 28 December 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d Erickson, Hal. "Three Smart Girls Grow Up (1939)". The New York Times. Retrieved September 12, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Three Smart Girls Grow Up". FilmAffinity. Retrieved 28 December 2015. 

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