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It Pays to Advertise (1931)

To prove his thesis that any product--even one that doesn't exist--can be merchandized if it is advertised properly, a young man gets together with his father's savvy secretary to market a ... See full summary »

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Mary Grayson
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Ambrose Peale
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Cyrus Martin
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Adams
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Countess de Beaurien (as Helen Johnson)
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Thelma Temple
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L.R. McChesney
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Miss Burke
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Office Boy (as Junior Coghlan)
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To prove his thesis that any product--even one that doesn't exist--can be merchandized if it is advertised properly, a young man gets together with his father's savvy secretary to market a non-existent laundry soap. Complications ensue when his "product" turns out to be more successful than even he imagined--and now he has to deliver. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Director Frank Tuttle has an uncredited role as a reporter in one scene. See more »

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Version of Annonsera! (1936) See more »

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Pleasant early screwball comedy with Louise Brooks as an aperitif
13 May 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Brooks only appears in the first six minutes of this screwball comedy and is only competent in a role anyone off the street could have played -eloping couple waylaid by publicity newsmen and involved in a plane farce.

Very short and not really worth anyone's attention.


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