A hula dancer at a carnival sets out to seduce the son of the show's manager.



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Complete credited cast:
Nifty Miller
Chris Miller
Herbert Mundin ...
Hap Spissel
Roger Imhof ...
Colonel Gowdy
Florence Roberts ...
Ma Benson
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Damorès ...
Colonel Gowdy aka Colonel Cody (French Version) (voice)


A hula dancer at a carnival sets out to seduce the son of the show's manager.

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30 November 1933 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hoopla  »

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1.37 : 1
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Love in a traveling carnival
13 June 2000 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Carnival manager and barker Preston Foster (Nifty) is going with Minna Gombell (Carrie). When his son Richard Cromwell (Chris) shows up on summer break from law school, Carrie gets the air since Nifty wants to keep his son away from the evil influences of carney life and people. Carrie then pays Clara Bow (Lou) to seduce the son in revenge, but she falls for him.

Nice carney atmosphere but few carnival acts besides Clara Bow's 'Egyptian' dancing. Her costume working the Chicago Worlds Fair midway shows even more of Clara Bow then her nude swim.

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