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The Naughty Flirt (1930)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 11 January 1931 (USA)
Rich party girl sets her eyes on a young attorney.

Director:

Edward F. Cline (as Edward Cline)

Writers:

Richard Weil (adaptation), Earl Baldwin (adaptation)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Alice White ... Katherine Constance 'Kay' Elliott
Paul Page ... Alan Joseph Ward
Myrna Loy ... Linda Gregory
Robert Agnew ... Wilbur Fairchild
Douglas Gilmore ... John Thomas 'Jack' Gregory
George Irving ... John Raleigh Elliott
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Storyline

Coquettish socialite Kay Elliott has set her cap for Alan Ward, an associate in her father's law firm. But while pursuing Alan, she must fend off the advances of a greedy fortune-hunter, who is aided and abetted by his equally voracious sister. Written by Dan Navarro <daneldorado@yahoo.com>

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 1931 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Man Crazy See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Vitaphone) (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

In September 1928 Warner Bros. Pictures purchased a majority interest in First National Pictures and from that point on, all "First National" productions were actually made under Warner Bros. control, even though the two companies continued to retain separate identities until the mid-'30s, after which "A Warner Bros.-First National Picture" was often used. See more »

Quotes

Alan Joseph Ward: So, you want to work, eh?
Miss Katherine Constance 'Kay' Elliott: Certainly.
Alan Joseph Ward: All right, clean my ink well!
Miss Katherine Constance 'Kay' Elliott: Certainly.
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Soundtracks

Untitled Song
(uncredited)
Composer unknown (probably Sam H. Stept)
Played during the opening credits and often as background music
Played as dance music at the country club and sung ("I often wonder if you cared ...") by an unidentified trio
Hummed by Paul Page
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What could have been
14 April 2000 | by data-25See all my reviews

While not a particularly good film, "The Naughty Flirt" does have some enjoyable moments. Traces of director Cline's comedy short background can be found in several scenes--most of the comedy being visual. Myrna Loy is good as the scheming one, with her best movie years still ahead. Alice White does well in a role more suited to her talents. The studio tried to turn her into this big song and dance star with the advent of talkies but she was much more comfortable in comic roles, as she displays in this movie and later ones. This was her last First-National film and by this time nobody cared. She did make a reasonably successful comeback a few years later, in comedy roles, which she should have been given from the start. The supporting players also do well but the film, as a whole, does not. The cast tries hard but is overcome by weak material. Still, it's worth a peek.


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