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Three Smart Girls (20-Dec-1936)

Director: Henry Koster

Writer: Adele Comandini

Keywords: Musical Comedy

Three sisters living abroad with their divorced mother return to New York after they learn their father is remarrying; on arrival they find the bride-to-be is a golddigger controlled by her manipulative mother. The sisters concoct a plan to push her in the way of a drunken but wealthy Hungarian count. Received Oscar nominations for Best Picture, Best Original Story and Best Sound Recording. Spawned sequels Three Smart Girls Grow Up (1939) and Hers to Hold (1943).

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