Directed by Stanley Donen • 1953 • United States
Starring Marge Champion, Gower Champion, Debbie Reynolds
When a temperamental star walks out of a big Broadway show, it’s time to GIVE A GIRL A BREAK. But which of the hopefuls will land the lead? Suzy (Debbie Reynolds) brings pizzazz. Joanna (Helen Wood) offers swellegant sophistication. And lovely Madelyn (Marge Champion) is the director’s former dance partner and former love. This breezy backstager is memorable for its Burton Lane/Ira Gershwin score and for the once-in-a-lifetime collaboration of three legendary artists: Stanley Donen directs, while Gower Champion and Bob Fosse bring dazzling grace and physicality to the other side of the lens.