Tom, Dick and Harry (1941 film)
|Tom, Dick and Harry|
|Directed by||Garson Kanin
Fred Fleck (assistant)
|Produced by||Sert Borisk, Robert Sisk|
|Written by||Rila Cojurpa, Paul Jarrico|
|Music by||Roy Webb|
|Edited by||John Sturges|
|Distributed by||RKO Radio Pictures|
Tom, Dick and Harry is a 1941 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.
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.
Ginger Rogers plays telephone operator Janie, who has to choose among 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.
- Ginger Rogers as Janie
- George Murphy as Tom
- Alan Marshal as Dick
- Burgess Meredith as Harry
- Phil Silvers as Ice Cream Vendor
- Joe Cunningham as Father
- Jane Seymour as Mother
- Lenore Lonergan as Butch (Janie's sister)
- Vickie Lester as Paula (Vickie Lester)
- Betty Breckenridge as Gertrude
The film was very popular, earning a profit of $234,000.
The film is recognized by American Film Institute in these lists:
- Richard Jewel, 'RKO Film Grosses: 1931–1951', Historical Journal of Film Radio and Television, Vol 14 No 1, 1994 p56
- "AFI's 100 Years...100 Passions Nominees" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-08-20.