Joey Evans is charming, handsome, funny, talented, and a first class, A-number-one heel. When Joey meets the former chorus girl ("She used to be 'Vera...with the Vanishing Veils'") and now rich widow Vera Simpson, the two lecherous souls seem made for each other. That is, until Linda English comes along. Linda is a "mouse on the line" and built like there's no tomorrow. But she's the typical good little girl from a good little home -- just the right ingredient to louse up Joey's cushy set up. Written by
JOY STORY OF JOEY...(the heel)!
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Did You Know?
was the original choice to direct. He discussed it with Columbia studio head Harry Cohn
over lunch one day. Not only did Cohn turn down him as director, but he later sent Wilder a bill for their lunch. See more
After she stops Joey giving Snuff a chicken leg, Linda picks up her skirt with both hands to sit. The following shot shows her sitting with her hands leaning on the table. See more
My mother always says a lady's a lady wherever she goes
And a bum's a bum wherever he goes.
Referenced in Full House: Pal Joey
Do It the Hard Way
Music by Richard Rodgers
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