A Date with Judy

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"The best date you ever had!"
  • NR
  • 1948
  • 1 hr 53 min
  • 6.5  (1,439)

A Date with Judy is a classic 1948 musical comedy featuring a talented cast including Wallace Beery, Jane Powell, and Elizabeth Taylor. The movie takes place in a small picturesque town called Azure and is set during the summer holiday. The movie centers around Judy Foster (Jane Powell), a vivacious and attractive teenager, and her quest to find love.

Judy's father, Melvin Foster (Wallace Beery) is a car dealer and a prankster. In one of his pranks, he realizes his daughter's true feelings for her boyfriend, Ogden (Robert Stack), when he disguises himself and pretends to be a potential beau. Judy is smitten, and the two begin making plans to get married, which worries Judy's mother, Mrs. Foster (Selena Royle).

Meanwhile, Judy's best friend Carol (Elizabeth Taylor) is dealing with her own romantic troubles. She is in love with Judy's older brother, Randolph (Scotty Beckett), but he is interested in someone else.

As the movie progresses, the story alternates between the romantic trials of both couples and the family drama that ensues. Mrs. Foster is concerned about her daughter's future, and she struggles to find the best way to support her while encouraging her to be cautious. Melvin, on the other hand, remains thoroughly amused by the entire situation, constantly finding ways to tease his wife and have fun with his children.

Throughout the movie, the characters' antics and hijinks, which involve practical jokes, misunderstandings, and a talent contest, keep the audience entertained. Each major actor has their own moment to shine, showcasing their impressive vocal abilities and dance moves.

Even though the movie is mostly light-hearted, it also touches on serious topics such as the responsibility and consequences of falling in love at a young age, as well as the cultural and social norms that were prevalent in the 1940s.

A Date with Judy is a timeless classic well-loved by moviegoers of all ages. It showcases a talented cast, beautiful music, and catchy tunes that will keep audiences entertained from beginning to end. Whether you are a fan of musical comedies or simply enjoy a good romantic story, A Date with Judy has something for everyone.

A Date with Judy is a 1948 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 53 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.5.

A Date with Judy
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    1 hr 53 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    6.5  (1,439)