The Powers Girl

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).

The Powers Girl
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Directed byNorman Z. McLeod
Produced byCharles R. Rogers
Written byEddie Moran
William A. Pierce (story)
John R. Powers (book)
Harry Segall
Marvin Wald
StarringGeorge Murphy
Anne Shirley
Carole Landis
Dennis Day
Benny Goodman
Peggy Lee
Music byLouis Silvers
CinematographyStanley Cortez
Edited byGeorge M. Arthur
Charles R. Rogers Productions
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
  • January 15, 1943 (1943-01-15) (United States)
Running time
93 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$1 million (US rentals)[1]
Anne Shirley

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.



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