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I'm No Angel (1933)

Passed | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 6 October 1933 (USA)
Circus performer Tira seeks a better life pursuing the company of wealthy New York men with improbable comic complications along the way.

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The bold Tira works as dancing beauty and lion tamer at a fair. Out of an urgent need of money, she agrees to a risky new number: she'll put her head into a lion's muzzle! With this attraction the circus makes it to New York and Tira can persue her dearest occupation: flirting with rich men and accepting expensive presents. Among the guys she searches the love of her life, from whom she only knows from a fortune-teller that he'll be rich and have black hair. When she finally meets him, she becomes a victim of intrigue. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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A story about a gal who lost her reputation - and never missed it! See more »


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Also Known As:

Ich bin kein Engel  »

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Budget:

$225,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$2,850,000
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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

When Rajah the Fortune Teller gives Tira (Mae West) her horoscope, he gives her birthday as August 17, which is West's actual birthday. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where she's firing that pistol: If I've counted correctly, she discharged eight shots from her six-shooter (without reloading). See more »

Quotes

Tira: When I'm good, I'm very good. But when I'm bad, I'm better.
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Crazy Credits

Before the Paramount logo appears on screen in the opening credits, a sign declares that the studio is an NRA (National Recovery Act) member with the text "We do our part" written beneath. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Love Goddesses (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Give Me a Moment Please
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Music by Richard A. Whiting and W. Franke Harling
Lyrics by Leo Robin
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Cary Grant and Mae West are incredible together
11 August 2001 | by See all my reviews

Mae West turned in a wonderful performance in this one. This movie starts out well but once Cary Grant appears (roughly 1/2 way through) this movie really becomes outstanding. The plot is a simple one that basically boils down to all men in the film chasing after the Mae West character. The courtroom scene toward the end was easily the best scene of the film. Mae West at her absolute best.


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