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Play Girl

1940 1h 15m Comedy List
Reviews 17% Audience Score 50+ Ratings
An aging gold digger, Grace Herbert (Kay Francis), runs into trouble when her nefarious life becomes fodder for a newspaper article. Broke and needing to start over, Herbert flees to Miami and meets a poverty-stricken young woman, Ellen (Mildred Coles), whom she trains to be her protégé. Ellen learns the ropes, but when she falls in love with a wealthy Texan, their mission of obtaining wealth through subterfuge becomes complicated, forcing Herbert to confront her own selfishness. Read More Read Less
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Michael E. Grost Classic Film and Television Unusual comedy has interesting music and train scenes. Dec 23, 2016 Full Review Read all reviews

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Steve D Uncomfortable at times but Kay is a blast, Rated 3 out of 5 stars 03/19/24 Full Review Audience Member The script is nothing new, and with the code in place it's rather whitewashed, but Kay and Margaret Hamilton manage to make something out of it. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/27/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis An aging gold digger, Grace Herbert (Kay Francis), runs into trouble when her nefarious life becomes fodder for a newspaper article. Broke and needing to start over, Herbert flees to Miami and meets a poverty-stricken young woman, Ellen (Mildred Coles), whom she trains to be her protégé. Ellen learns the ropes, but when she falls in love with a wealthy Texan, their mission of obtaining wealth through subterfuge becomes complicated, forcing Herbert to confront her own selfishness.
Director
Frank Woodruff
Genre
Comedy
Original Language
English
Release Date (Streaming)
Jan 1, 2013
Runtime
1h 15m
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