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Laughter (1930)

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Peggy Gibson
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Paul Lockridge
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Ralph Le Sainte
Diane Ellis ...
Marjorie Gibson
Ollie Burgoyne ...
Pearl - Peggy's Maid
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Benham, Gibson's Butler
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25 September 1930 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Falsa personalidad  »

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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

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Alternate-language version of Lo mejor es reir (1931) See more »

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Little Did I Know
by Irving Kahal, Pierre Norman and Sammy Fain
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See Fredric as a growling Polar Bear!
26 September 2002 | by (Near the great state of Idaho) – See all my reviews

I was expecting this movie to be much more than it was. I read that it was one of Fredric March's personal favorites, his others being A Star is Born, Death Takes a Holiday, and Best Years of Our Lives, and so since he liked it I thought it was going to be really good. I must say I was really bored with it. The story seemed boring and not really well written. I think it could have been a much better story if the script was better. As is, there were too many loose ends. Sure, there were some funny moments (it was enjoyable to see Fred draped in a white bearskin rug!), and Fred gave a few kisses, and you got to see him in his undershirt. But I have seen him in MUCH better roles, more romantic, more funny...everyone's opinion is different. This is mine...It is one of the few Fred movies I didn't really like.


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