Betty Hutton is a hurricane of nonstop action as the Jazz Age nightclub hostess and personality "Texas" Guinan, whose "Hello suckers!" salutation became a watchword of the Roaring Twenties. Some liberties are taken with Guinan's story, and nowhere does the film touch upon her numerous
brushes with the law when she fronted illegal speakeasies, but INCENDIARY BLONDE does capture the flavor of the era. The story opens in 1909: Mary Louise Cecilia Guinan lives with her shiftless but lovable father (Barry Fitzgerald), a hopeless dreamer whose schemes always backfire with disastrous
financial results. To shore up his latest failure, she enters a rodeo and wins $50 riding...