Jayme and sister Janie are salesgirls in Ginsberg's Department Store. Mayme is in love with store clerk Bill, but Janie tries to steal him from her. Hazel, another salesgirl, is Jean Harlow's first credited role.

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Jayme and sister Janie are salesgirls in Ginsberg's Department Store. Mayme is in love with store clerk Bill, but Janie tries to steal him from her. Hazel, another salesgirl, is Jean Harlow's first credited role.

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Luscious Clara Bow --- TALKING! Every night's a big night when Paramount's bonfire is the life of the party! See more »

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Love 'Em and Leave 'Em  »

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Edna May Oliver arrived in Los Angeles to work on this film during the third week of June, 1929. It was Oliver's first film in three years, and, her first talkie. See more »

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Miss Streeter: [addressing actors in her pageant by their character names] Stupidity? Go find Pleasure!
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Featured in Harlow: The Blonde Bombshell (1993) See more »

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Clara Bow, Jean Arthur & Jean Harlow!
8 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Clara Bow stars in this early talkie about two sisters (Jean Arthur) who work in a department store and vie for the same guy (James Hall).

While Bow plays a fast girl who's always getting into trouble at work for being late, Arthur is actually the sneak and compulsive gambler (with store funds). She also has a yen for Bow's Boyfriend, Hall. That's about it for plot.

Charles Sellon plays the crooked gambler. Jean Harlow has a few lines as the friend and one scene with Bow and Arthur. Harlow and Hall would star in Hell's Angels a few years after this. Edna May Oliver in her talkie debut plays the head of personnel, and Frank Ross plays Ken. Ross would marry Arthur and become a film producer. And that's Bess Flowers trying out the reducing machine.

Worth a look for feisty Clara Bow and Jean Arthur in an odd role.


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