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Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Music by Richard Rodgers
Produced by George Abbott for R.K.O
Directed by George Abbott
Starring: Lucille Ball, Dezi Arnaz, Hal LeRoy, Van Johnson and Ann Miller
Too manyt girls - Film version
When Connie Carlson heads for college far from home, her overprotective and cautious father hires four beefy bodyguards to watch over her. But soon the big guys get drafted to play varsity football -- leaving Connie free to fall in love.
Too many girls - Film version
Engaging Rodgers-Hart musical comedy with winning cast, sharp dialogue. Four boys are hired to keep an eye on footloose Lucy at Pottawatomie College in Stopgap, New Mexico. Stagey presentation of musical numbers seems to work fine here; Van Johnson very noticeable as one of the chorus boys (it was his film debut, as well as Arnaz and Bracken's). Incidentally, this is where Lucy and Desi met.

Leonard Maltin Review: 3.0 stars out of 4

Too manyt girls - Film version
This Rogers and Hart musical about a coed-heavy college that wants to win football games is famous mainly for having introduced Desi to Lucy, without which Desilu and 50s TV as we know it might never have been born (in other words, this movie has a lot to answer for). With Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Richard Carlson, Ann Miller, Eddie Bracken, and Frances Langford; the director is Damn Yankees playwright George Abbott (1940).

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