Not Rated | | Comedy, Musical, Western
On a train trip West to become a mail-order bride, Susan Bradley meets a cheery crew of young women travelling out to open a " Harvey House " restaurant at a remote whistle-stop.
On a budget of $2.5 million, 'The Harvey Girls' grossed $5.1 million in its initial release. In London it was the fourth most popular Empire Theatre film of 1946, playing to more than 66,000 people in two weeks.
Hey, that's a pretty good number.
Em: It's new. Terry taught it to me.
Ned Trent: Good work, Terry.
Terry O'Halloran: Thanks, Mr. Trent. It's really Em's voice that puts 'em over.
Em: My VOICE?
Em: He's so YOUNG!
In the "Wild, Wild West" song, Alma is pounding a red hot horseshoe. She then picks it up, caresses it, and throws it in the water barrel where is gives off steam. The horseshoe would have burned her hand if it were really hot. This is a sight gag in the film.