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The Affairs of Annabel (1938)

Approved | | Comedy | 9 September 1938 (USA)
Wonder Pictures' seedy publicity man Lanny Morgan has put the studio's biggest star, Annabel Allison, in one crazy stunt after another. His latest scheme has Annabel pretending to be a maid... See full summary »

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(as Ben Stoloff), (uncredited)

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(screen play), (screen play) | 1 more credit »
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Wonder Pictures' seedy publicity man Lanny Morgan has put the studio's biggest star, Annabel Allison, in one crazy stunt after another. His latest scheme has Annabel pretending to be a maid in order to research her next screen role. Her disastrous attempts at cooking and cleaning, and her involvement with two fugitives hiding out at her employers' house provide her with more material than she really wanted. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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9 September 1938 (USA)  »

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Ah ces vedettes!  »

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Trivia

This is the second of three films in which character actor Granville Bates appeared on screen alongside Lucille Ball. Each film in which they appeared together was released in 1938 and starred Ball as the female lead. The other films to include the two actors were Go Chase Yourself (1938) and Next Time I Marry (1938). See more »

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Lanny Morgan: Quack, quack, quack, quack, quack, quack, quack, quack.
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Followed by Annabel Takes a Tour (1938) See more »

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An Okay comedy from Ball and Oakie!
19 December 2000 | by (Illinois) – See all my reviews

This was an ok satire on the movie business from that famous red head, Lucille Ball. Also, a long forgotten actor named Jack Oakie lended Miss Ball support. This was actually better than I expected. Usually, comedies such as these that last a little over an hour aren't exactly a great film-viewing experience. But I enjoyed the director who was a little crazed and Hollywood's view on itself.


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