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Annabel Takes a Tour (1938)

Approved | | Comedy | 11 November 1938 (USA)
Movie star Annabel Allison has further comic adventures with her wacky publicity agent.

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Annabel Allison, star of Wonder Pictures, is irked at her poor publicity, especially when a rival gets engaged to a Marquis; so she makes studio head Webb re-hire disgraced publicity agent Morgan for her personal appearance tour. The trip proceeds with a flurry of Morgan's crazy, slapstick publicity stunts. Then Annabel has her chance to "bag" a real Viscount. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Josephine: Annabel's fallen in love!
Howard Webb: She can't do that. It's not in her contract.
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Follows The Affairs of Annabel (1938) See more »

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Jack Oakie and Lucille Ball are wasted in an unfunny screenplay.
7 April 1999 | by (Pine Grove, California) – See all my reviews

A lackluster screenplay doesn't help this comedy about a movie star, Lucille Ball, whose publicity man, Jack Oakie, uses stupid schemes to get her name in the newspapers. Unfortunately, very little of the film is funny, but it was nice to see a very young Lucille Ball, even in black and white. Ball, Oakie, Bradley Page and Ruth Donnelly reprised their roles in this second and last film based on the characters created in the 1938 film "The Affairs of Annabel" by Charles Hoffman. There would have been more in the series, but Oakie wanted too large a fee for his services.


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