Glamour artist Bob Randolph is world famous for his paintings of a stunning beauty dubbed "The Randolph Girl". What the world doesn't know is that his pin-up creation is really a composite of parts of the anatomy of 12 different models. In an effort to find one girl who possesses all the proper physical attributes, Randolph and PR man Chuck Donovan pursue Ruth Wilson, a beauteous schoolteacher who prefers to be admired for her brain rather than her curves. Ruth changes her tune, however, when a published photo of her in a swimsuit causes her to be fired by the uptight schoolboard. She sues for reinstatement and in the process learns that swimsuits and sex appeal do have a place in her world, after all. Written by
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turned down the role as Ruth Wilson because it called for her to appear in a bathing suit. She said: "I'm not a bathing beauty... I'll be embarrassed." See more
Bob is in a boat and spots Ruth through binoculars. The shots of the boat show that it is rolling in very heavy waves. When the camera switches to show Ruth as seen through the binoculars, the rolling motion completely disappears. See more
[Narrating a film of bathing beauties in a courtroom
I ask you to compare these suits with that of Miss Wilson. Yet, undoubtedly there were French school teachers included in the group on the screen. Here we are now in Atlantic City. Time: 1935. Now, these suits seem harmless enough, don't they - compared with present French style. Yet, they were banned in Rye, New York and Dover, New Jersey. It is now 1910 and the one-piece bathing suit started a minor revolution. Women were shocked. But, men ...
References Gone with the Wind
I Only Have Eyes for You
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
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