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Bare Knees (1928)

A young married woman in a small town is visited by her sister, a single "flapper" who causes a scandal in town with her bobbed hair and short skirts. She attracts the attentions of some of... See full summary »

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Erle C. Kenton

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Adele Buffington (story), Casey Robinson (titles) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Virginia Lee Corbin ... Billie Durey
Donald Keith ... Larry Cook
Jane Winton ... Jane Longworth
Johnnie Walker ... Paul Gladden
Forrest Stanley ... John Longworth
Maude Fulton ... Bessie
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A young married woman in a small town is visited by her sister, a single "flapper" who causes a scandal in town with her bobbed hair and short skirts. She attracts the attentions of some of the local men, which causes an even greater scandal--which is made worse when her sister abruptly leaves her boorish husband for another man. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 February 1928 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Short Skirts See more »

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Gotham Productions See more »
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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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Flapp-tastic!
25 August 1999 | by David-240See all my reviews

This must be the ultimate flapper comedy - an hilarious and risque look at a new fad, full of the new slang (in titles of course), bobbed hair and short skirts. If you love the roaring twenties don't miss this film. Virginia Lee Corbin is the head flapper - and she's delicious. Also gorgeous is Jane Winton as her straight sister. Corbin invades Winton's quiet life in a small town and shocks everyone - but she also reveals the underground activities at the local fun pier and married Winton's secret affair!

The story comes to a climax on a burning rollercoaster that has to be seen to be believed. Nice score on the Konadog print too! A pure delight.


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