It's Torment


  • Written for the 1953 Paramount Pictures film Here Come The Girls, directed by Claude Binyon, starring Bob Hope, Rosemary Clooney, Tony Martin and Arlene Dahl.
  • Bob Hope stars as an inept chorus boy in a stage show in the early 1900s. After being fired, he finds himself being used as bait to catch an attacker when a killer goes after the real star.
  • Here Come The Girls was likely planned to be a 3-D feature. The film is full of 3-D gimmicks such as knives being thrown towards the viewer.
  • The film was produced by Hope’s company Hope Productions Inc. and released by Paramount Pictures.
  • This film had two working titles, Girls Are Here to Stay and then Champagne for Everybody before they settled on Here Come The Girls.
  • Original print ad tagline: “MORE GIGGLES…MORE GAGS…MORE GALS!”
  • IT'S TORMENT is performed in the film by Bob Hope, Arlene Dahl and the chorus.

Recording History
Bob Hope and Arlene Dahl, Here Come The Girls (soundtrack), 1953
Tony Martin and Rosemary Clooney