The Affairs of Annabel

  • Film
  • Comedy
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Keen to cash in on the considerable comic talents of their up-and-coming Lucille Ball, RKO intended to set her up in a series. This, the first, sees her as a movie actress in need of publicity whose resourceful press agent (Oakie) contrives to have her imprisoned as a stunt. Fast, undemanding and bright, but only one more in the series followed: Annabel Takes a Tour (1938).

Release details

Duration: 68 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Ben Stoloff
Screenwriter: Bert Granet, Paul Yawitz
Cast: Lucille Ball
Jack Oakie
Ruth Donnelly
Bradley Page
Thurston Hall
Fritz Feld