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Edward G. Robinson,
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C. Aubrey Smith
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Coquettish socialite Kay Elliott has set her cap for Alan Ward, an associate in her father's law firm. But while pursuing Alan, she must fend off the advances of a greedy fortune-hunter, who is aided and abetted by his equally voracious sister. Written by
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In a separately filmed trailer, Vitaphone production reel #4129, Alice White speaks to the audience about the picture. See more »
Miss Kay Elliott / requests the honor of your presence / at an informal party given / in Honor of her Annual Expulsion / from Miss Baynor's Select School / for Young Ladies // Embassy Roof / Saturday May third / ten P. M. until?---
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Composer unknown (probably Sam H. Stept)
Played during the opening credits and often as background music
Played as dance music at the country club and sung ("I often wonder if you cared ...") by an unidentified trio
Hummed by Paul Page See more »
I won't get into the plot. Almost all the other reviewers thought it necessary to ruin the movie for those who haven't seen it.
I won't get into whether Myrna Loy was hot or was good actress. Plenty of other reviewers thought she was the star of this show, and they spent way too much time on a third-billed starlet with a throwaway role. Remove her role, and the movie marches on. No script changes would be needed besides removing her few forgettable lines.
I will talk about Alice White. This is a woman who in real life or in almost all of her movies was the ultimate vamp. I wouldn't trust her to take out the trash, but good golly, is she ever a "Naughty Flirt." This is a movie that I would like to see every couple of years. Ms. White is quite an unusual actress. She had more talent than most actresses. She could have been a star in many different fields of entertainment. She chose movies, and she chose to be the woman who destroyed marriages and men.
Myrna, as popular as she was, had very little talent compared to Alice. People remember Myrna, but it's mostly due to the movies she was cast in. And everybody has forgotten Alice for basically the same reason. In this movie, Myrna is a quite distasteful person, but still, some reviewers somehow find her attractive and her acting compelling. I don't know what they were watching. She was simply a word that begins with B and rhymes with "witch." Not a stretch for her.
My one and only criticism of this delightful romp is that I absolutely hate how Hollywood of the '30s kept representing the common man as outrageously rich and decadent. None of the characters in this movie had a clue about the horrible despair permeating America due to the Crash of '29.
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