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Bells Are Ringing

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Original title
Bells Are Ringing
Running time
127 min.
United States United States
Betty Comden, Adolph Green
Jule Styne
Milton R. Krasner
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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Comedy. Romance. Musical | Romantic Comedy
Synopsis / Plot
Ella Peterson is a Brooklyn telephone answering service operator who tries to improve the lives of her clients by passing along bits of information she hears from other clients. She falls in love with one of her clients, the playwright Jeffrey Moss, and is determined to meet him. The trouble is, on the phone to him, she always pretends to be an old woman whom he calls "Mom."
1960: Nominated for Oscar: Best Soundtrack (Musical)
1960: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Film - Musical and Actress (Holliday)
1960: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1960: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Musical Screenplay
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