Just a Gigolo (1931)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Comedy  |   Release Date - Jun 6, 1931 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 71 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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This frothy comedy may have worked with, say, Norma Shearer and Robert Montgomery, both of whom were very adept at dropping the occasional double entendre without appearing self-conscious about it. But M-G-M instead retained Irene Purcell from the 1930 Broadway production, lisp and all, and teamed her with William Haines, a breezy silent screen comedian who was hardly the lady killer type. The results, while moderately amusing, fall somewhat flat and certainly never reach the intended level of sophistication. Oddly, M-G-M never secured the rights to Leonello Casucci and Irving Ceasar's popular song of the same title.