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The Pleasure Garden (1925)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Drama  -  1926 (USA)
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Patsy Brand is a chorus girl at the Pleasure Garden music hall. She meets Jill Cheyne who is down on her luck and gets her a job as a dancer. Jill meets adventurer Hugh Fielding and they ... See full summary »

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Oscar Hamilton (as George Snell)
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Prince Ivan (as C. Falkenberg)
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Patsy Brand is a chorus girl at the Pleasure Garden music hall. She meets Jill Cheyne who is down on her luck and gets her a job as a dancer. Jill meets adventurer Hugh Fielding and they get engaged, but when Hugh travels out of the country, she begins to play around. Written by Col Needham <col@imdb.com>

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Michael Balcon offered the film to Hitchcock in early 1925, when Graham Cutts, Hitchcock's jealous boss, would not let him work on his new film, The Rat (1925). See more »

Goofs

The dog, shown chewing up some clothing, disappears in the wide-angle shots of the apartment. See more »

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[first lines]
Pleasure Garden theatergoer: That's an exquisite chorus line, Mr. Hamilton.
Oscar Hamilton: Meet Patsy Brand.
Pleasure Garden theatergoer: I had to meet you because I was charmed by that lovely curl of hair.
Patsy Brand: [detaches the curl and presents it] Then I give it to you and hope you have a nice time. Now that wasn't a very clever line, was it?
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The little dog steals the show
13 July 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Interesting composure and camera-work, and the dog, are about all this one has going for it. Interesting, slightly voyeuristic opening shot of dancers pouring down a spiral staircase, in sepia-tinted brown. A bit of mild, subtle humour as we see a bored man among the first row of otherwise thrilled patrons at the revue. Top hat'd Hamilton smoking a cigar while standing in front of a 'Smoking Prohibited' sign. People coming home to find their dog has chewed up their clothes These bits show the director already having a sense of humour, and playing with his audience, but not yet really knowing what to do with the fairly uninvolving story present, a sort of behind-the-scenes melodrama at a revue; infidelity, and the murder at the beach house. Surprisingly dull and lackluster results, considering the way it all sounds, although the climax does have a little bit of action to it.

A lot of the sets are well done, as is the director's humorous flair in filming some of them, but quite frankly, the plot is just boring and uneven. Were it not for the fact that this is one of Alfred Hitchcock's first films as director (it is his first solely-directed feature film, but third film to be released) , no one would remember, or care about, this one.


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