The Powers Girl

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The Powers Girl, sometimes retitled Hello, Beautiful, is a 1943 musical comedy film about women employed by John Robert Powers' modeling agency. Starring George Murphy, Anne Shirley, and Carole Landis, the film was directed by Norman Z. read more

The Powers Girl, sometimes retitled Hello, Beautiful, is a 1943 musical comedy film about women employed by John Robert Powers' modeling agency. Starring George Murphy, Anne Shirley, and Carole Landis, the film was directed by Norman Z. McLeod and based upon the book by John Robert Powers (played by Alan Mowbray in the film). It was filmed during the height of the Big Band era and features Benny Goodman and His Orchestra. Vocalist Peggy Lee sings with the band in an unbilled appearance during one sequence.

Original Release

01/15/1943

US Release

01/15/1943

Cast

George Murphy Jerry Hendricks
Anne Shirley Ellen Evans
Carole Landis Kay Evans
Dennis Day Dennis Day
Rafael Alcayde Vandy Vandegrift / Vandy Vandergrift
Jean Ames Googie
Mary Treen Nancy
Alan Mowbray John Robert Powers
Benny Goodman Himself / Orchestra Conductor
Peggy Lee Band Singer / Peggy Lee - Goodman Band Vocalist
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Norman Z. McLeod

Writers

Eddie Moran, William A. Pierce, Harry Segall, Malvin Wald, John Robert Powers

Cast

George Murphy Jerry Hendricks
Anne Shirley Ellen Evans
Carole Landis Kay Evans
Dennis Day Dennis Day
Rafael Alcayde Vandy Vandegrift / Vandy Vandergrift
Jean Ames Googie
Mary Treen Nancy
Alan Mowbray John Robert Powers
Benny Goodman Himself / Orchestra Conductor
Peggy Lee Band Singer / Peggy Lee - Goodman Band Vocalist
Harry Shannon Mr. Hendricks
Helen MacKellar Mrs. Hendricks
Willie Best Men's Room Attendant
Dick Elliott Emcee at Glee Club Competition / Beauty Pageant Announcer
William Benedict Office Boy
George Chandler Harry, Nancy's Boyfriend / Harry
Minerva Urecal Maggie
Constance Purdy School Board Member
Linda Stirling Powers America Beauty Pageant Model / model
Benny Goodman and His Orchestra Benny Goodman Orchestra

Producers

Editors

George M. Arthur

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