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The Girl from Missouri (1934)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  3 August 1934 (USA)
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Chorus girl Eadie is determined to marry a millionaire without sacrificing her virtue.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Eadie
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T.R. Paige
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T.R. Paige Jr.
Lewis Stone ...
Frank Cousins
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Kitty Lennihan
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Lord Douglas
Clara Blandick ...
Miss Newberry
Hale Hamilton ...
Charlie Turner
Henry Kolker ...
Senator Titcombe
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Life Guard
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lane Chandler ...
Cop Arresting Eadie (scenes deleted)
Jack Cheatham ...
Electrician (scenes deleted)
Russell Hopton ...
Bert (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

With her pal Kitty, Eadie Chapman escapes from the sleazy roadhouse run by her mother and stepfather, only to become a showgirl. But her former milieu gave her a poor opinion of easy morals, and she plans to preserve her 'virtue' until marriage...preferably to a rich husband; while Kitty keeps falling for servants. Will playboy Tom Paige break down Eadie's resistance before his cynical father intervenes? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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3 August 1934 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Born to Be Kissed  »

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$511,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Sound System)

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Trivia

Cinematographer Harold Rosson was replaced by Ray June. See more »

Quotes

Eadie Chapman: I bet you were an awful cute baby.
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Connections

Featured in The Big Parade of Comedy (1964) See more »

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A Hundred Years from Today
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Music by Victor Young
Lyrics by Ned Washington
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Jean Harlow is lovely in this one
2 September 2000 | by (Portugal) – See all my reviews

I'm a Jean Harlow fan, because she had star quality. I don't think her movies are good and I don't even think that she was a good actress, but she certainly was Great in comedies. Every bit of comedy in The Girl from Missouri is very good. But this movie is perhaps more like a love story. Jean Harlow is wonderful in this one and you can forget the rest of the cast

  • their performances bring nothing new.


It always impresses me much to think that Harlow's beautiful body was that of an ill woman. Well, in this movie she does look beautiful.


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