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The Show-Off

The Show-Off(1934)

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  • The original play first opened on 5 February 1924 in New York.
  • The part of J. Aubrey Piper was originally to be played by Lee Tracy, but his contract was terminated by MGM when he insulted a Mexican cadet during the production of Viva Villa! (1934). Spencer Tracy (no relation to Lee) got the part with the help of Frank Morgan, and afterwards signed a long-term contract with MGM.

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