The Saturday Night Kid (1929)

  |  Comedy, Romance

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Mayme and sister Janie are salesgirls in Ginsberg's Department Store. Mayme is in love with store clerk Bill, but Janie tries to steal him from her. Hazel, another salesgirl, is Jean Harlow's first credited role.



  • Clara Bow in The Saturday Night Kid (1929)
  • "Saturday Night Kid, The" Charles Sellon, Clara Bow 1928 Paramount
  • Clara Bow and Charles Sellon in The Saturday Night Kid (1929)
  • Jean Arthur and Clara Bow in The Saturday Night Kid (1929)
  • Clara Bow in The Saturday Night Kid (1929)
  • Clara Bow and Mary Gordon in The Saturday Night Kid (1929)

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23 August 2011 | Arne23
| Shopgirl sisters (one virtuous, one not) in love with the same man.
Shopgirl sisters, one fun loving but virtuous (Clara Bow), the other a conniving, selfish brat (Jean Arthur) are in love with a fellow Ginsberg department store employee (James Hall). Trite screenplay, lousy production values, terrible directing. Bow only really becomes interesting in the second half where she's finally given interesting things to do. Jean Arthur is quite good as the dissembling brat sister. James Hall is dull. Edna May Oliver does her thing (which I love) in her talkie debut, and an unbilled (and very young looking) Jean Harlow has a tiny but memorable speaking part (her first). Ultimately, this is for Bow fanatics only (I raise my hand), and for those who want to see the earliest sound film appearance of the fully formed Jean Harlow persona.

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