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The Clinging Vine (1926)

Passed | | Comedy | 6 September 1926 (USA)
Mannish ultra-efficient A.B. is the real force behind the Bancroft paint business. But on a weekend house-party when she overhears the boss's grandson (Jimmy)'s unflattering opinion of her ... See full summary »

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Tom Moore ...
Jimmie Bancroft
Robert Edeson ...
T.M. Bancroft
Snitz Edwards ...
Dr. A. 'Tut' Tutweiler
Toby Claude ...
Grandma Bancroft
Dell Henderson ...
B. Harvey Doolittle
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Mannish ultra-efficient A.B. is the real force behind the Bancroft paint business. But on a weekend house-party when she overhears the boss's grandson (Jimmy)'s unflattering opinion of her (unseen) lack of charms, she's hurt. Jimmy's grandmother takes her under her wing, makes her over, and teaches her to flutter her eyelashes and only say the two phrases to win a man: "Do go on!" and "Aren't you wonderful?". And Jimmy falls hard, not knowing his darling girl is the dreaded A.B. But can A.B. maintain her girlish guise while setting Jimmy on the right track to financial security and a proposal? Written by Kathy Li

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6 September 1926 (USA)  »

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Zelda Sears' play opened in New York on 25 December 1922. See more »

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Leatrice Joy is charming!
14 April 2000 | by (Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Amusing film that is a wonderful showcase for talents of Leatrice Joy. (Not many remember her today, but at one time, she was Cecil B. DeMille's favorite actress.) Although predictable by today's standards, I'm sure 1920's audiences were immensely amused by this "Cinderella" story.


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