- Original title
- Running time
- 114 min.
- United States
John Patrick (Novel: Vera Caspary)
Cole Porter (Songs: Saul Chaplin)
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) / Sol C. Siegel Productions
- Movie Groups
Vera Caspary Adaptations
- Synopsis / Plot
- After writing a tell-all book about her days in the dance troupe "Barry Nichols and Les Girls", Sybil Wren (Kay Kendall) is sued for libeling her fellow dancer Angele (Taina Elg). A Rashômon (1950)-style narrative presents the story from three points of view. Sybil accuses Angele of having an affair with Barry (Gene Kelly), while Angele insists that it was actually Sybil who was having the affair. Finally, Barry gives his side of the story
: Oscar: Best Costume Design. 3 Nominations
: 3 Golden Globes, including Best Movie - Comedy or Musical
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Musical Screenplay
: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Actress (Kay Kendall)
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