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The Trouble with Girls (1969)

Chautauqua manager Walter Hale and his loyal business manager struggle to keep their traveling troupe together in small town America.

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Johnny
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Harrison Wilby
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Mayor Gilchrist
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Mr. Perper
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Clarence (as Anthony Teague)
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A traveling Chautauqua show. an educational and entertainment troupe, pitch their tents in a small American town with an ensemble of speakers, lecturers, teachers, musicians, and actors as manager Walter Hale must deal with a myriad of problems, including small town prejudice and politics, nepotism, union problems, and a murder. Written by duke1029

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Comedy | Musical

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3 September 1969 (USA)  »

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The Chautauqua  »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Was released 10 days before the series premiere of Scooby Doo where are you! In which Nicole Jaffe and Frank Welker also star. (As the voices of Velma and Fred) See more »

Goofs

The opening narration summarizes some of the events of the movie's 1927 setting, including, "Janet Gaynor won the first Oscar." Her Academy Award was not awarded until May, 1929. See more »

Quotes

Walter Hale: Sit down!
Charlene: Why?
Walter Hale: 'Y' is a crooked letter.
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Connections

Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #22.70 (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Signs of the Zodiac
(uncredited)
Written by Buddy Kaye, Ben Weisman
Performed by Elvis Presley & Marlyn Mason
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Loaded with familiar faces too bad they forgot a plot
15 June 2013 | by See all my reviews

For an Elvis movie his presence here is strictly secondary and he is sidelined throughout. The picture seems like it wanted to be more than it was, which is a run of the mill mystery with a few songs thrown in. It tries to tell a couple of different stories at once, none really compelling, and sort of limps along until it just ends. Of more interest as a chance to spot the familiar face in small parts than anything else. Hey look there's Vincent Price and Buffy from Family Affair and Cindy Brady and WOW look how young Dabney Coleman is! At least the film is loaded with reliable performers, Sheree North, Edward Andrews, Marlyn Mason, John Carradine etc. they just aren't given much to work with. Not a ghastly film just very ordinary and not terribly involving.


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