THREE HOLLYWOOD GIRLS (1931) directed by Roscoe Arbuckle

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THREE HOLLYWOOD GIRLS (1931) directed by Roscoe Arbuckle

Postby Richard M Roberts » Wed Dec 01, 2021 3:59 pm

William Goodrich directed this Educational comedy released January 4, 1931, featuring Leota Lane, Phyllis Crane, Rita Flynn, Edward Nugent, Ford West and Florence Oberle:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnfkik4bP-w

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Re: THREE HOLLYWOOD GIRLS (1931) directed by Roscoe Arbuckle

Postby Rob Farr » Fri Dec 03, 2021 10:11 pm

In all of Arbuckle's Hollywood Girls comedies, Hollywood is portrayed as a hellhole from which the denizens on the fringes are desperate to escape.
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Re: THREE HOLLYWOOD GIRLS (1931) directed by Roscoe Arbuckle

Postby Richard M Roberts » Sat Dec 04, 2021 1:55 am

Rob Farr wrote:In all of Arbuckle's Hollywood Girls comedies, Hollywood is portrayed as a hellhole from which the denizens on the fringes are desperate to escape.



Your point being?

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Re: THREE HOLLYWOOD GIRLS (1931) directed by Roscoe Arbuckle

Postby Rob Farr » Sat Dec 04, 2021 4:21 pm

Just thought it was rather a dark take perhaps informed by Arbuckle's own view of Hollywood.
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Re: THREE HOLLYWOOD GIRLS (1931) directed by Roscoe Arbuckle

Postby Richard M Roberts » Sat Dec 04, 2021 5:55 pm

Sounds realistic to me.

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