The Half Naked Truth

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The Half Naked Truth ★★½ 1932

Carnival barker Jimmy Bates (Tracy) has big plans, which are realized when he transforms sideshow hoochie dancer Teresita (Velez) into Princess Exotica and makes her a Broadway star. But when she begins dating the show's producer (Morgan), Jimmy gets jealous and tries to sabotage the dame's career (all in the name of love of course). 77m/B VHS . Lee Tracy, Shirley Chambers, Lupe Velez, Eugene Pallette, Frank Morgan, Franklin Pangborn; D: Gregory La Cava; W: Gregory La Cava; C: Bert Glennon; M: Max Steiner.