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Pretty Ladies (1925)

Maggie, a headlining comedienne with the Follies, takes a fall off the stage into the orchestra pit and lands on the drum of musician Al Cassidy. One thing leads to another, they fall in ... See full summary »

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Maggie's Dream Lover
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Frances White
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Roger Van Horn
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Bobby - A Showgirl (as Lucille Le Sueur)
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Will Rogers
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Maggie, a headlining comedienne with the Follies, takes a fall off the stage into the orchestra pit and lands on the drum of musician Al Cassidy. One thing leads to another, they fall in love and get married. Al becomes a famous songwriter and Maggie stays home and has children. One day Al is hired to write a big number for Selma Larson, one of the Follies' most beautiful stars, and falls for her. Complications ensue. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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6 September 1925 (USA)  »

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Joan Crawford's film debut, although she was credited by her birth name of Lucille LeSueur. Her name was later changed to Joan Crawford as MGM felt that Lucille LeSueur sounded unfit for a movie star. See more »

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Featured in The Big Parade of Comedy (1964) See more »

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I can only saw this much
29 May 2003 | by (Auckland,New Zealand) – See all my reviews

I only saw about two minutes combined of this movie.It was part of the "MGM comedy parade",but with what I did see,I COULD NOT believe that that was Joan Crawford.The narrator said about her"There she is folks,Joan Crawford.Big eyes and beautiful".To be honest,I thought it was kind of hippocritical for her to be commenting on Bette Davis' "Bug eyes",when her she has bulgy eyes herself. The movie's about a bunch of show girls......well,that's all I could muster.But Joan was SMILING,and she looked quite cute when the camera closed in on her.Dare I say it,she looked INNOCENT,and childlike in a way.Kind of reminded me of Louise Brooks. Barely recognisable,really.Didn't look like the "Mildred Fierce" we all know and love.


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