• Sat, Jul 9 2011

The Portrayal Of The Female Assistant Who Is Really Running The Show In Films

The assistant. Would Harry Houdini even had a career if he hadn’t had some lovely lady helping him perform those illusions? Probably not. And it seems as though movies are also trying to convince us that we are not sure if any of the people with fabulous jobs would remember to put their pants on in the morning if they didn’t have an assistant reminding them to do so. In so many films the assistant is literally the human equivalent of a Blackberry. She knows everything her boss is supposed to be doing at all times and she remembers everything. They are so organized that we can’t believe they haven’t been promoted to be boss of their boss but then I suppose a lot less hilarity would ensue. Let’s take a look at some of these ladies.

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