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Maisie Gets Her Man (1942)

Passed | | Comedy, Romance | June 1942 (USA)
Parting company with her on-stage partner Professor Orco partly due to the job being potentially hazardous to her health, streetwise but kind-hearted vaudeville performer Maisie Ravier, in ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
... Maisie Ravier
... 'Hap' Hixby
... Ceecil
... 'Pappy' Goodring
... Mr. Stickwell
... Mr. Marshall J. Denningham
... Jasper
... Professor Orco
... Percy Podd (as Ben Weldon)
... Ears Cofflin (as 'Rags' Ragland)
... Art Giffman
... Elsie
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Parting company with her on-stage partner Professor Orco partly due to the job being potentially hazardous to her health, streetwise but kind-hearted vaudeville performer Maisie Ravier, in Chicago, goes on a search for another job. That search takes her to a commercial building where a talent agency is located. There, she encounters many people that will play a role in her immediate future. The first is Hap Hixby, a young man who is trying to break into show business with a somewhat corny comedy routine. The second is Pappy Goodring, the building manager who has a heart of gold and who has troubles collecting rent from most of the tenants, which irks his boss, the officious Mr. Stickwell. And third is Marshall Denningham, who owns his own bottled water business and who is one of the few tenants in the building who seems to be able to make his rent payments on time. Of the opportunities that come her way, she accepts Hap's offer to be his on-stage partner, as she would like another ... Written by Huggo

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Comedy | Romance

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$424,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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This film was first telecast in Los Angeles Thursday 18 April 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11), followed by New Haven CT 7 May 1957 on WNHC (Channel 8), by Hartford CT 12 June 1957 on WHCT (Channel 18), by Philadelphia 7 July 1957 on WFIL (Channel 6), by Lubbock TX 9 August 1957 on KCBD (Channel 11), by Norfolk VA 3 September 1957 on WTAR (Channel 3), by Memphis 18 September 1957 on WHBQ (Channel 13), by Minneapolis 22 September 1957 on KMGM (Channel 9), by Chicago 12 October 1957 on WBBM (Channel 2), and by San Francisco 9 January 1958 on KGO (Channel 7); in New York City its earliest documented airing did not take place until 10 June 1959 on WCBS (Channel 2). See more »

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Followed by Swing Shift Maisie (1943) See more »

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Cookin' With Gas
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Music and Lyrics by Roger Edens
Sung by Ann Sothern with Frawley's Frolic Girls in a production number at the army post
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Vaudeville Great
26 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

Red plays the clown on vaudeville trying to get an act together when he meets up with Maisie who just lost her booking. They team up and flop miserably.

They then run across a man who offers to set them up in his business only to get them into the business far enough to get them indicted while he takes off. Maisie and Red fall for each other, but Red already has a fiancé back home. He can't get the nerve up to tell his old flame it's over with so Maisie hits the road also, right before the cops show up.

She accidentally runs into the nice man who helped them out and gets suspicious.


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