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The Show-Off

1946 1h 23m Comedy List
Reviews 17% Audience Score Fewer than 50 Ratings
Aubrey Piper (Red Skelton) is a big-talking blowhard with huge ambitions and very little smarts. After lying and bragging about his past, he's eventually able to convince the gorgeous Amy Fisher (Marilyn Maxwell) to marry him. However, he has difficulty earning the favor of Amy's mother (Marjorie Main), father (George Cleveland) and sister (Jacqueline White) after he nearly burns their house to the ground and puts them on the brink of financial ruin. Read More Read Less

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Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews There's nothing to show-off about this unfunny obnoxious comedy-romance. Rated: C- Jul 18, 2005 Full Review Read all reviews

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Audience Member another funny 1 from skelton-america's clown Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/25/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis Aubrey Piper (Red Skelton) is a big-talking blowhard with huge ambitions and very little smarts. After lying and bragging about his past, he's eventually able to convince the gorgeous Amy Fisher (Marilyn Maxwell) to marry him. However, he has difficulty earning the favor of Amy's mother (Marjorie Main), father (George Cleveland) and sister (Jacqueline White) after he nearly burns their house to the ground and puts them on the brink of financial ruin.
Director
Harry Beaumont
Producer
Albert Lewis
Production Co
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Genre
Comedy
Original Language
English
Runtime
1h 23m