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Page Miss Glory (1936)

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A bellhop in the No 1. hotel of a smalltown awaiting the arrival of Miss Glory dreams he has to page Miss Glory at a first class hotel in New York, and this turns out to be a nightmare. ... See full summary »

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A bellhop in the No 1. hotel of a smalltown awaiting the arrival of Miss Glory dreams he has to page Miss Glory at a first class hotel in New York, and this turns out to be a nightmare. Finally he is awakened by the manager, because Miss Glory's car has arrived, but instead of a beautiful lady, a child star a la Shirley Temple steps out ... Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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This film short is included as an extra in the Warner DVD of Top Hat (1935). See more »

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Tex Avery directed
2 August 2007 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

The overblown musicals of the 1930s easily set themselves up to get parodied (in my opinion, it was outright inappropriate of Hollywood to make these sorts of movies given that the country was in the midst of the Great Depression). One spoof was Tex Avery's "Page Miss Glory", which has also been known simply as "Miss Glory" to avoid confusion with a movie by the same name. It portrays a bellhop in a hotel in Hicksville awaiting the arrival of a glamorous movie star. When she doesn't come, he dreams that he's a bellhop in an Art Deco hotel probably spoofing the average Fred Astaire flick. But boy does he have a surprise coming at the end! I've always liked how the Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies cartoons poked fun at the popular culture of their eras. Granted, this is one of the rarer ones (I watched it on YouTube). Apparently, some of the characters are caricatures of the Warner Bros. animation staff (among them Chuck Jones). Either way, it's a pretty interesting relic of their early days.


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