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Maid to Order (1931 film)

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Maid to Order
Directed byElmer Clifton
Story byDoris Dembow
A. J. L. Parsons
Music byJack Stone
Fred Thompson
George Beauchamp[1]
Jesse Weil Productions
Distributed byState Rights
Release date
1 September 1931
Running time
65 minutes
CountryUnited States

Maid to Order is a 1931 American comedy crime film directed by Elmer Clifton from a story by Doris Dembow and A. J. L. Parsons.[2] The film featured songs from Jack Stone, Fred Thompson and George Beauchamp.[1] Julian Eltinge, who plays the lead role, was a well-known female impersonator.[3]


Detective Julian Eltinge is enlisted by the police to capture diamond smugglers. After the gang's European connection is arrested by Scotland Yard, the detective impersonates her, taking a job at a New York nightclub.[2]


  1. ^ a b Variety (May 1932) at the Internet Archive. Variety, May 17, 1932. p. 15 (134) "Film Reviews". Retrieved June 9, 2021.
  2. ^ a b Maid to Order. American Film Institute (AFI). Retrieved June 9, 2021.
  3. ^ Cullen, Frank (2006). Vaudeville, Old and New: An Encyclopedia of Variety Performers in America, vol. 1 (1 ed.). New York, NY: Routledge. p. 355. ISBN 978-0415938532.

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