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The First Traveling Saleslady (1956)

 |  Comedy, Western  |  August 1956 (USA)
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At the turn of the century Rose and ex-showbiz friend Molly get involved in selling steel. When they come unstuck with corsets they embark on the even more hazardous project of selling ... See full summary »

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At the turn of the century Rose and ex-showbiz friend Molly get involved in selling steel. When they come unstuck with corsets they embark on the even more hazardous project of selling barbed wire to highly suspicious Texas cowboys. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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She knows the ROPES and all the JOKES!

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Comedy | Western

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August 1956 (USA)  »

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A Primeira Caixeira Viajante  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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Trivia

Ginger Rogers and Carol Channing jokingly called this "death of a sales lady", claiming that it was a "terrible picture". See more »

Quotes

Molly Wade: What's your name?
Lt. Jack Rice, Roughrider: Jack Rice.
Molly Wade: You're handsome. And brave too I'll bet. You like girls?
Lt. Jack Rice, Roughrider: Yes, ma'am.
Molly Wade: Well, I'm a girl.
Lt. Jack Rice, Roughrider: [Grinning] You sure are.
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The First Traveling Saleslady
Music by Irving Gertz
Lyrics by Hal Levy
Sung by The Lancers
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Carol and Clint
26 December 2000 | by See all my reviews

A dull little situation comedy made at the end of RKO's reign, and it looks desperate -- the patently false production values, the cheesy Americana, the mid-century niceness that dates so many '40s and '50s movies. However, and I can say this with authority: It's the only movie you will ever see where Clint Eastwood ends up paired with CAROL CHANNING. The Fifties were strange times, children.


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