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Sharps and Flats (1928)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Jimmy Conlin Jimmy Conlin ... Himself
Myrtle Glass Myrtle Glass ... Herself
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 July 1928 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Conlin and Glass in Sharps and Flats See more »

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Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Vitaphone)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Vitaphone production reel #2577 See more »

Quotes

Jimmy Conlin, Himself: Will you marry me?
Myrtle Glass, Herself: No, I won't marry you.
Jimmy Conlin, Himself: No?
Myrtle Glass, Herself: No.
Jimmy Conlin, Himself: Do you know anybody that will marry me?
Myrtle Glass, Herself: I can ask father.
Jimmy Conlin, Himself: You think your father will marry me?
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Soundtracks

You'll Never Be
(uncredited)
Performed by Jimmy Conlin and Myrtle Glass
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One of the Better Vitaphone Acts
19 January 2013 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Sharps and Flats (1928)

*** (out of 4)

The vaudeville husband and wife team of Jimmy Conlin and Myrtle Glass get their shot at the movies in this 9-minute Vitaphone short showing one of their acts. I've seen quite a few of these early Vitaphone talkies and the quality is always hit and miss but this here was one of the best I've seen. I thought the chemistry between Conlin and Glass was something that clearly jumped off the screen and while so many vaudeville acts just couldn't cut in on the big screen, these two here were clearly made for it. I thought the entire act was pretty fast and funny and especially the scenes where Glass pretty much beats the fire out of Conlin. One great sequence has her pushing him around so hard to play the piano that the majority of his clothes get ripped off. Another good sequence happens early on as Glass goes into singing "You'll Never Be," which was a pretty good number about why she won't marry him. Fans of the Vitaphone shorts will certainly want to seek this one here out.


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