Producer-narrator Pete Smith introduces his pretty blonde secretary with a close-up of her legs. She seems to be having problems trying to pick up a pencil with her feet. She has weird facial tics, too. In reality, these motions are all purposeful. Sally and other women are all doing exercises while working, to maintain their attractive faces and figures. It's called, "Getting glamour while you work." Ladies need to work off that "midriff bulge." Even when not working, Sally and her clumsy friend Gussie are always trying to maintain their beauty and poise. Gussie is around for comic relief, and ends clumsily. Poor Gussie. This "Pete Smith Specialty" short suggests women should work extra hard to be pretty and fit.
** Getting' Glamour (1946-02-02) Philip Anderson ~ Pete Smith, Jacqueline White, Gertrude Short, Oscar 'Dutch' Hendrian
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