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Hold That Girl (1934)

A woman pretends to be a man so she can play football.

Director:

Hamilton MacFadden

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
James Dunn ... Barney Sullivan
Claire Trevor ... Tonie Bellamy
Alan Edwards ... Tom Mallory
Gertrude Michael ... Dorothy Lamont
John Davidson ... Ackroyd
Robert McWade ... McCloy
Effie Ellsler ... Grandmother
Jay Ward Jay Ward ... Warren
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Storyline

Tony Bellamy, a female reporter for the News Graphic , a New York tabloid, is lured to the apartment of H. Zimmerman, a mad man who has offered the newspaper what seems to be a juicy story. When the lunatic pulls a gun on her, Tony locks herself in the kitchen and scribbles "help" on her panties with lipstick. Barney Sullivan, a plain clothes detective, finds her panties on the sidewalk, rescues Tony and then extorts a date by having her arrested for indecent exposure. After Barney releases her from jail, Tony meets handsome gambler Tom Mallory and helps him fool gold digger Dorothy Lamont, who has been blackmailing a former lover, who is a friend of Tom. Tony then accompanies Barney on a raid of a chorus show that has been designated as lewd, and, in order to get closer to the events, trades places with Bubbles, one of the dancers. In the courtroom, the producer, the five dancers and Tony defend themselves and their art by offering demonstrations of the racy fan dance. The judge, who...

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Taglines:

HER KISS WAS LIKE NECTAR TO HIM...BUT HE WAS JUST A PAIN IN THE NECK TO HER! (Print Ad-Ogdensburg Journal, ((Ogdensburg, NY)) 9 March 1934) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 March 1934 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hold That Girl! See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Fox Film Corporation See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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