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Play-Girl (1932)

Unrated  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  12 March 1932 (USA)
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Winnie Lightner ...
Georgine Hicks
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Norman Foster ...
Wallace 'Wally' Dennis
Guy Kibbee ...
'Finky' Finkelwald
Dorothy Burgess ...
Edna
Noel Madison ...
Martie Happ
James Ellison ...
Elmer
Edward Van Sloan ...
Moffatt, the Boss
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sheila Bromley ...
Wedding Girl (scenes deleted)
Betty Farrington ...
Mrs. Braddock (scenes deleted)
Ralf Harolde ...
Willie (scenes deleted)
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Dance Hall Plumber (scenes deleted)
Harold Waldridge ...
Messenger (scenes deleted)
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During a phone conversation, Loretta Young (Buster) accepts a date to go to "the dance" with Elmer(James Ellison). Walter( Norman Foster) was the intended date for Buster's roommate, Edna. Later, at the dance party, Buster is seen only with Wally, though Elmer is in the background dancing with another woman. There is no interaction between Buster and Elmer to explain their separation. See more »

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Cryin' for the Carolines
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Music by Harry Warren
Played when Elmer calls Buster for a date at Flowerland
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Loretta the lovely
25 November 2007 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

The title is meaningless, the story just as pointless, and whatever interest there is to be derived from this girl-loves-gambler weepie comes from the delicate beauty of Loretta Young. The film is a feast for the eyes (with nary a morsel of food for thought) as masterly cinematographer Gregg Toland captures the poetry of Young's huge, soulful peepers and full promising lips with one lovestruck close-up after another. The following year's "Zoo in Budapest" and "Man's Castle" would cement her position as the Depression's most desirable waif, the pin-up girl of the bread lines. With the barrelhouse comedienne Winnie Lightner as her wisecracking pal and Guy Kibbee, criminally wasted as Lightner's swain.


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