Triumph of style over substance, Hayworth over all. Charming musical built on a skimpy plot but boasting a score by Jerome Kern and Ira Gershwin that includes some of their best work, notably "Long Ago and Far Away," which even Kelly's reedy pipes couldn't ruin. Kelly saves the best dance
for himself, the "Alter Ego" number which is really two dances filmed separately and synchronized together. The other stand-out number is "Make Way for Tomorrow," a roughhouse morning-after number danced by Kelly, Hayworth, and Silvers. COVER GIRL's plot has Hayworth moving from a Brooklyn chorus
to become top magazine model, predictable conflict of ambition vs. love. The editoria...