Heads We Go (1933)

Genres - Comedy, Romance  |   Run Time - 73 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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Haughty Hollywood movie star Dorothy Kay (Constance Cummings) doesn't know it, but she has an exact double, impoverished British lass Betty Smith (also Constance Cummings). As part of a scheme to wreak vengeance on snooty hotel clerk Otis Doves (Gus McNaughton), newspaper heir Toby Tyrrell (Frank Lawton) talks Betty into posing as Dorothy. The ruse works beautifully, until the inevitable happens and the real Dorothy shows up. Constance Cummings had already proven her skill with dual roles in Harold Lloyd's Movie Crazy (1932), but she's just wasting her talents in this tired quota quickie. Heads We Go was released in the U.S. as The Charming Deceiver.

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deception, heir, hotel, impersonation, lookalike, movie-star