The Girl Can't Help It Poster

Release Date: 1956

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary
Hefty hoodlum Marty "Fats" Murdock (Edmond O'Brien) employs has-been agent Tom Miller (Tom Ewell) to transform his girlfriend, Jerri Jordan (Jayne Mansfield), into a singing star because he trusts Tom not to make a pass at her. However, the more time Tom spends with the stunning blonde, the more smitten he becomes. His troubles multiply when he realizes that Jerri can't sing a note, is not in love with Murdock and wants to settle down with a nice man like himself.

Cast: Tom Ewell, Jayne Mansfield, Edmond O'Brien, Julie London, Henry Jones, John Emery, Juanita Moore, Barry Gordon

Director: Frank Tashlin

Genres: Musical comedy

Production Co: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Temptation, New York City, Forbidden love, Cheeky, Rousing, 1950s