Manhattan Angel is a 1949 American musical film starring Gloria Jean.
|Directed by||Arthur Dreifuss|
|Produced by||Sam Katzman|
|Written by||Albert Derr|
|Cinematography||Ira H. Morgan|
|Edited by||Richard Fantl|
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures|
|March 17, 1949|
It was originally called Sweetheart of the Blues. It was made after I Surrender Dear'.
Gloria Cole and Eddie Swenson are working to keep an old house, now being used as a youth center, from being razed to make room for a new skyscraper in Manhattan. Gloria enters a friend in a beauty contest with a $25,000 first prize and, after some iffy-maneuvering, her friend wins the contest and the money goes to preserving the youth center.
- "Beckett Goes Romantic; Miller Duties Doubled" Schallert, Edwin. Los Angeles Times 4 Mar 1948: 23.
- "Pretty Little Gloria Jean Blossoms Out as Player of Important Adult Roles" Scott, John L. Los Angeles Times 28 Mar 1948: C1