THE HARVEY GIRLS is a lighthearted musical comedy with some terrific tunes by Harry Warren and Johnny Mercer including the Oscar-winning "On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe." Susan Bradley (Judy Garland) is a 19th-century mail-order bride who goes out west to work as a waitress at
one of Fred Harvey's new restaurants. Ned Trent (John Hodiak) owns the local saloon, and his girl friend is Em (Angela Lansbury), a Mae West type who runs a bawdy house in the small New Mexico town. THE HARVEY GIRLS has a little of everything: songs, dance, action, romance, and the triumph of
virtue and chastity over the forces of saloondom. Hodiak is suave and sophisticated as the ...