A comedic team. The Ann seems to try and come across as a Mae West type. Jay plays the role of the straight partner.

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A comedic team. The Ann seems to try and come across as a Mae West type. Jay plays the role of the straight partner.

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9 December 1929 (USA)  »

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Brennan & Butler in 'You Don't Know the Half of It''  »

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Vitaphone production reel #833 See more »

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Ann: I just came from the dentist and my mouth feels like a parade ground.
Jay: A parade ground? How?
Ann: Well, two dentists have been drilling on it all morning.
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Can You Imagine a Guy Like That?
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Performed by Ann Butler accompanied by Jay Brennan on piano
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I Know More Than They Think
6 December 2016 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Jay Butler is the slightly fey straight man. Ann Butler gives the slightly risqué punchlines with a bit of a Mae West style of speaking, and ends with a similar recitation, all while waving a large, gauzy handkerchief.

It's a back-and-forth two-act that looks like they have done it so many times that there's little life left in it. It depends on its air of naughtiness and in the relatively clean air of 1920s vaudeville was undoubtedly as blue as the major circuits would stand; the Keith-Albee chain in particular prided itself on being a family-friendly venue. To a modern audience, however, with its relatively open and overt sexuality, this would seem disingenuous.


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