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11 November 1938 (USA) See more »
Movie star Annabel Allison has further comic adventures with her wacky publicity agent. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Jack Oakie ... Lanny Morgan

Lucille Ball ... Annabel Allison
Ruth Donnelly ... Josephine 'Jo'
Bradley Page ... Howard Webb, Chief of Wonder Pictures
Ralph Forbes ... Viscount Ronald River-Clyde
Frances Mercer ... Natalie Preston
Donald MacBride ... Thompson, RR Conductor

Alice White ... Marcella, Hotel Manicurist
Chester Clute ... Pitcarin, Rodney-Marlborough Hotel Manager
Jean Rouverol ... Laura Hampton
Clare Verdera ... Viscountess River-Clyde
Edward Gargan ... Longshoreman at dance
Pepito Pérez ... Poochy the Accordion Player (as Pepito)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Wesley Barry ... Bellhop (uncredited)
Tommy Bupp ... Boy on Stage with Marcella (uncredited)
Edmund Cobb ... Process Server (uncredited)
William Corson ... Reporter (uncredited)
Virginia Dabney ... Miss Green, Webb's Secretary (uncredited)
Mary Jo Desmond ... Girl (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ... Woman at Horse Show (uncredited)
Rita Gould ... Undetermined Role (uncredited)
Sam Harris ... Race Track Official (uncredited)
Al Herman ... Dreamland Manager who calls Police (uncredited)

Cecil Kellaway ... Strothers, River-Clyde's Publisher (uncredited)
Lew Kelly ... Police Court Sergeant (uncredited)
Milton Kibbee ... Theater Stage Manager (uncredited)
Robert McKenzie ... Train Conductor (uncredited)
Lee Phelps ... Tiara Delivery Man (uncredited)
Rafael Storm ... Marquis De la Destart (uncredited)
Robert Warwick ... Race Track Announcer (uncredited)

Directed by
Lew Landers 
Writing credits
Bert Granet (screen play) and
Olive Cooper (screen play)

Joe Bigelow (story) and
Bert Granet (story)

Charles Hoffman (based on characters by)

Produced by
Lou Lusty .... producer
Lee S. Marcus .... executive producer (as Lee Marcus)
Original Music by
Robert Russell Bennett (uncredited)
Cinematography by
Russell Metty 
Film Editing by
Harry Marker 
Art Direction by
Albert S. D'Agostino  (as Albert D'Agostino)
Van Nest Polglase 
Costume Design by
Renié (gowns)
Art Department
Darrell Silvera .... set dresser
Sound Department
Earl A. Wolcott .... sound recordist
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Eugene Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
Music Department
Robert Russell Bennett .... musical director
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67 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Victor System)
USA:Approved (PCA #4603)

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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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First and Last Annabel Sequel, 15 June 2014
Author: utgard14 from USA

Tired sequel to the uninspired Affairs of Annabel. It's more of the same with publicity agent Jack Oakie getting movie star Lucille Ball into wild stunts for the sake of publicity. All of the problems with the last movie are still here. Oakie is still annoying and not very funny. Lucy plays a smart woman who seems to lose all of her sense when Oakie suggests one of his stupid ideas. The movie starts off with Lucy demanding the studio head hire back Oakie, who was apparently fired between the first movie and this one. She keeps saying how he gets her good publicity, which contradicts the first movie. Then, almost as soon as he's hired back, she starts complaining about his schemes. The few positives of the last movie are still here, as well. Lucy is lovely to look at and she tries to make the most of the weak material. The supporting cast is an asset, including the great Donald MacBride. Lucy fans will enjoy this more than most. There aren't many laughs to be had but the likable cast makes it watchable.

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