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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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Georg H. Schnell ...
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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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El jardín de la alegría  »

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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 »

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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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In the Beginning........
29 July 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a moral tale of a couple of women, one good and the other lost in her own self- importance. It's also about two men who find themselves on the opposite side of fence as well. One is a kind, caring guy and the other a selfish womanizing cad. The first part of the show is about how two women in a chorus line evolve. One knows she has it and immediately demands the attention of everyone. She has been embraced by her friend who has been in the chorus for a while, but one she gains popularity, she has no time for the other woman. A marriage of convenience takes place and things really unravel. Also, the young starlet begins to realize that all her attention can't seem to make her happy. Things get kind of weird when the cad ends up in some island paradise with a native cookie whom he uses in every way possible. There are some really ridiculous confrontations and overacting by the principles. Everything gets wrapped up kind of neatly. Hitchcock was obviously learning the camera. I disagree with a previous comment about a monkey hanging around a film set being able to come up with this film. There are already hints of a style coming to the fore. It's too bad a couple of other first efforts have been lost to the inevitable decomposition of film (or simply lost).


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