The Heat's On Movie Review 1943

Information and Film Reviews for The Heat's On the Movie

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Gaxton is a broadway producer with a failing musical and an unhappy star in West. He cranks up the publicity machine and gets the show declared immoral by the Legion of Purity which results in its closing (not what he expected). Gaxton then runs a scam to become the producer of West's new show, which just happens to be financed by some Legion members. Very uneven plot and performances with thrown-in musical numbers. West wrote her own dialogue but unlike her early films she had little control over the production and it showed. West didn't make another movie for 27 years (the appalling "Myra Breckenridge").

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Available on VHS
Running time 79 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Musical Comedy, Scams, Stings & Cons
Screenplay
Fitzroy Davis, George S. George, Fred Schiller
Cast
Mae West, William Gaxton, Victor Moore, Almira Sessions, Lester Allen, Mary Roche, Alan Dinehart, Lloyd Bridges
Director
Gregory Ratoff
Producer
Gregory Ratoff

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