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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. McLeod and based upon the book by John Robert Powers (played by Alan Mowbray in the film).

The Powers Girl
Directed by Norman Z. McLeod
Produced by Charles R. Rogers
Written by Eddie Moran
William A. Pierce (story)
John R. Powers (book)
Harry Segall
Marvin Wald
Starring George Murphy
Anne Shirley
Carole Landis
Dennis Day
Benny Goodman
Peggy Lee
Music by Louis Silvers
Cinematography Stanley Cortez
Edited by George M. Arthur
Charles R. Rogers Productions
Distributed by United Artists
Release date
  • January 15, 1943 (1943-01-15) (United States)
Running time
93 minutes
Country United States
Language English
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.


George Murphy ... Jerry Hendricks
Anne Shirley ... Ellen Evans
Carole Landis ... Kay Evans
Dennis Day ... Himself
Benny Goodman ... Himself
Alan Mowbray ... John Robert Powers
Peggy Lee ... Herself (uncredited)
Jean Ames ... Googie
Mary Treen ... Nancy
Rafael Storm ... Vandy Vandegrift
Helen MacKellar ... Mrs. Hendricks
Harry Shannon ... Mr. Hendricks
Roseanne Murray ... Edna Lambert
Jayne Hazard ... Model in Waiting Room
Lillian Eggers ... Model
Linda Stirling ... Model
Evelyn Frey ... Model
Eloise Hart ... Model
Patricia Mace ... Model
Barbara Slater ... Model
Rosemary Coleman ... Model
Edna Johnson ... Model
Rebel Randall ... Model
Teala Loring ... Model (billed as Judith Gibson)


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