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Why Be Good? (1929)

84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A flapper with a dubious reputation enjoys a vivacious night of dancing and finds herself romantically linked to her boss.
Writers
Paul Perez (titles) | Carey Wilson (screenplay) (story)
Cinematographer
Editor
Terry O. Morse (as Terry Morse)
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Status
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Updated Feb 28, 1929

Release date
Feb 28, 1929 (United States)

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20 cast members
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Colleen Moore
Pert Kelly Pert Kelly   See fewer
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Neil Hamilton
Winthrop Peabody Jr. Winthrop Peabody Jr.   See fewer
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Bodil Rosing
Ma Kelly Ma Kelly   See fewer
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John St. Polis
Pa Kelly (as John Sainpolis) Pa Kelly (as John Sainpolis)   See fewer
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Edward Martindel
Winthrop Peabody Sr. Winthrop Peabody Sr.   See fewer
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Louis Natheaux
Jimmy Alexander Jimmy Alexander   See fewer
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Dixie Gay
Susie Susie   See fewer
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Mischa Auer
Man Dancing at The Boiler (uncredited) Man Dancing at The Boiler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobby Burns Berman
Night Club Show Host (uncredited) Night Club Show Host (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phyllis Crane
Salesgirl (uncredited) Salesgirl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Andy Devine
Young Man at The Boiler (uncredited) Young Man at The Boiler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jean Harlow
Blonde on Rooftop Bench at Junior's Second Party (uncredited) Blonde on Rooftop Bench at Junior's Second Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Phil Harris
Drummer in Band at The Boiler (uncredited) Drummer in Band at The Boiler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Earl McCarthy
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Virginia Sale
Junior's Secretary (uncredited) Junior's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hector V. Sarno
Host of Stumble Inn (uncredited) Host of Stumble Inn (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grady Sutton
Guest at Junior's First Party (uncredited) Guest at Junior's First Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.2 / 10 | 285 votes