Film: The Girl Can't Help It
She was born to please!
Tom Miller is a down on his luck music agent called in to help former gangster Marty "Fats" Murdock's girlfriend Jerri make it big in the music business. Of course things get complicated when those two in love, and it turns out Jerri doesn't even want to be a singer. Can they get Murdock to understand the latter and not find out about the former?
This Jayne Mansfield
film (directed by former Warner Bros. animation director, Frank Tashlin
) is also notable for its embracing of rock and roll. It has many actual recording stars of the time perform their hits, almost like a musical
. The film also inspired John Lennon and Paul McCartney
to get into music, so this film is one of the causes of The British Invasion
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