Show Girl

  • 1928
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy

Average comedy about a portly wife (Price), her pencil-thin hubbie (Finlayson, Laurel & Hardy's usual sidekick), and their daughters. One of the girls (White) wants to be in show biz and meets Delaney, a cub reporter. Using (and slightly abusing) various contacts, he gets his girl into a show, and of course the film ends happily. This is a mostly silent...read more

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Average comedy about a portly wife (Price), her pencil-thin hubbie (Finlayson, Laurel & Hardy's usual sidekick), and their daughters. One of the girls (White) wants to be in show biz and meets Delaney, a cub reporter. Using (and slightly abusing) various contacts, he gets his girl into a

show, and of course the film ends happily. This is a mostly silent film (employing such witty titles as "Brooklyn. Like an elephant's rear end. Big, but unimposing"), but there are a few musical numbers at the windup. Okay picture for its time, with plenty of laughs.

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  • Review: Average comedy about a portly wife (Price), her pencil-thin hubbie (Finlayson, Laurel & Hardy's usual sidekick), and their daughters. One of the girls (White) wants to be in show biz and meets Delaney, a cub reporter. Using (and slightly abusing) various c… (more)

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