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The Show-Off ()


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A blowhard who poses as a railroad executive (but is really just a $30-a-week clerk) catches a young bride and then drives her family's finances to the brink of ruin.

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Aubrey Piper
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Mom Fisher (as Clare Mc Dowell)
Charles Goodrich ...
Pop Fisher (as C.W. Goodrich)
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Amy Fisher
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Clara
Gregory Kelly ...
Joe Fisher
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Railroad Executive (uncredited)

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Malcolm St. Clair

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George Kelly ... (from the comedy by)
 
Pierre Collings ... (screen play)

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William LeBaron ... associate producer (as William Le Baron)
Malcolm St. Clair ... producer (uncredited)

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Lee Garmes ... (photographed by)

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Ralph Block ... supervising editor / editor-in-chief (uncredited)

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Timothy Brock ... music compiled and directed by (1998)

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Jesse L. Lasky ... presenter
Adolph Zukor ... presenter
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Plot Summary

A blowhard who poses as a railroad executive (but is really just a $30-a-week clerk) catches a young bride and then drives her family's finances to the brink of ruin. Written by David S. Smith

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Taglines LAUGHS? "The Show-Off" has 'em! Come and have a laughing spasm! (Print Ad- The Observer, ((Newberry SC)) 11 February 1927) See more »
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Also Known As
  • O Fanfarrão (Brazil)
  • 駄法螺大当たり (Japan, Japanese title)
  • Выпендрёж (Soviet Union, Russian title)
  • Før og efter brylluppet (Norway)
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  • 82 min
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Trivia Two old Philadelphia newspapers are seen being read in the film, The (Morning) PUBLIC LEDGER (1845-1934) and THE EVENING PUBLIC LEDGER (1914-1942). See more »
Movie Connections Edited into Mary Pickford (2005). See more »
Quotes Pop Fisher: Keep your damn hands to yourself! I never saw such a pest in my life!
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