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This is an early talking picture from MGM and, interestingly, most of the actors had very short careers in talkies...and in seeing the picture I can understand why! Too many of the actors simply suck...no other way to say it!
Hattie (Bessie Love) is a member of a low-budget traveling acting troop that specialize in doing a god-awful rendition of "Uncle Tom's Cabin" (complete with white actors in black-face). Not surprisingly, they are living hand to mouth and are always on the verge of folding. So, when Mr. Wompler offers to marry Hattie, she jumps at the opportunity...but, oddly, starts to regret it.
The girl who played Oriole (Nanci Price) is simply terrible...overacting, annoying and so bad I wanted to see a piano fall out of the sky on her! Love, who was pretty good in films like "Broadway Melody" is not very good here...and the rest of the actors are only fair at best. The bottom line is that this picture ages poorly...and it's mostly due to the acting which was far from subtle. Hard to watch today.
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