It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful pageant. But Brenda is having marital difficulties and Bob's son is up to some mischief. Could this year's pageant be in jeopardy?
George S. Davis <email@example.com>
This beauty pageant's about to get ugly.
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According to Annette O'Toole, who gave an interview about the movie for the Projection Booth podcast in 2016, there were only eight professional actresses among the beauty contestants. The rest of the girls were either extras or actual professional beauty contestants. See more
During pageant finale, many letters in the electrical Young American Miss sign are unlit in a long shot of stage, but shine brightly in other angles. See more
You see, old Phil's just mad because his auto repair shop isn't doing as well as my mortuary. We sell more caskets than he does gaskets.
[With jokes like that, not hard to see why
Because Mara Finerty's most noticeable scene in the movie shows her saying, "Rotting maggots of death, crawling out of the skull of war," she is listed in the closing credits as "Maggots Girl." See more
Written by Richard M. Sherman
and Robert B. Sherman
Sung by Michael Chain See more