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The Cowboy and the Girl (1928)

The scene is a parlor out West, with Ray Mayer sitting at the piano in is cowboy duds - hat, scarf, and chaps. He plays a little barrel-house music and then introduces Edith Evans, who ... See full summary »
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Complete credited cast:
Ray Mayer ...
Himself - Pianist and Singer
Edith Evans ...
Herself - Singer
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The scene is a parlor out West, with Ray Mayer sitting at the piano in is cowboy duds - hat, scarf, and chaps. He plays a little barrel-house music and then introduces Edith Evans, who enters wearing fur. She sings - her voice a light-opera soprano - while Mayer plays. After singing one song, she leaves the stage to Mayer, who does another comic song, this one with lyrics. Evans returns, having changed costumes, and sings "Sing me a little baby song," with Mayer's sometimes comic accompaniment. The set ends. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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TV-G
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Release Date:

21 April 1928 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ray Mayer and Edith Evans in The Cowboy and His Girl  »

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1.37 : 1
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The Cowboy: [At the piano] We are going to have the number I just played sung by little Miss Edith Evans. Miss Evans is very well known, in that she has been associated with most of the leading grand opera companies. In fact, she would be with the Metropolitan Opera Company this season, if they hadn't decided not to use lady ushers.
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There's a Trick in Pickin' a Chick-Chick-Chicken
(1927) (uncredited)
Written by J. Russel Robinson, Charles Tobias and Coleman Goetz
Performed by Ray Mayer on piano and vocals
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I'm not sure what cowboys have to do with this one!
24 January 2017 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

While Ray Meyer IS dressed up in cowboy duds, there really isn't anything else that has anything to do with cowboys in this one! He sits at the upright piano and plays. He also sings one number. And, oddly he chews gum and even eats during the film...not to mention wearing heavy makeup and lipstick. While heavy makeup wasn't too unusual for the time, he really seemed to be wearing A LOT! He's also joined by Edith Evans to sing a couple tunes but again this has nothing to do with cowboys! The singing is okay and the jokes a bit corny...this one is only about average compared to the other Vitaphone shorts I've seen...and I've seen at least a hundred of them.


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