The New Pictures, Dec. 24, 1945

The Stork Club (Paramount) would be just another slightly silly cinemusical if it were not for a super-amiable performance by Barry Fitzgerald and a super-dynamic one by Betty Hutton. Fitzgerald has a chance to play rich and poor, stingy and generous, angry, whimsical, sour and wistful. Betty Hutton is permitted to make funny faces, wear a bathing suit and imitate the voice of Walter Winchell. Her songs are undistinguished but her uninhibited way of putting them over is an eclectic mixture of Harlem and Bali, with a shout from the heyday of Ethel...

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