Girls Can Play features sports writer, Jimmy Jones, who yearns to be a crime reporter, and thus looks for foul play on even the most routine assignments. In writing a piece about a girl’s softball team, Jimmy discovers that their sponsor, Foy Harris, is a notorious racketeer who has supposedly gone straight. Jimmy suspects Foy is still up to no good. He begins hanging around the team to do a bit of snooping, and also to be near the cute new pitcher, Ann Casey.

Girls Can Play (1937) Action, Crime, Drama | 59min | 23 June 1937 (USA) 6.5
Director: Lambert HillyerWriters: Lambert Hillyer, Albert DeMondStars: Julie Bishop, Charles Quigley, Rita HayworthSummary: Foy Harris (John Gallaudet) is a bootlegger selling illegal booze and also running a girl's professional softball team and is romancing the team's catcher Sue Collins (Rita Hayworth). The murder of one of the team members gets a police detective, Lieutenant Flannigan (Guinn "Big Boy" Williams and Jimmy Jones (Charles Quigley) a dim-witted, cub newspaper sports reporter involved. The reporter also has a romance going with the team's ace pitcher Ann Casey (Julie Bishop as Jacqueline Wells.)

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