Put Me in a Movie is demo found on the No Kung Fu Mixtape. It is an alternate title for Little Girls, which is featured on the Lana Del Ray a.k.a. Lizzy Grant album...
Lights, camera, action...
If he likes me takes me home.
Lights, camera, action...
If he likes me takes me home.
Lights, camera, action...
If he likes me takes me home.

Come on, you know you like (good) little girls.
Come on, you know you like (good) little girls.

You can be my Daddy.
You can be my Daddy.

Lights, camera, action...
He didn't know he'd have this much fun.
Lights, camera, action...
He didn't know he'd have this much fun.
Lights, camera, action...
He didn't know he'd have this much fun.

Come on, you know you like (good) little girls.
Come on, you know you like (good) little girls.

You can be my Daddy.
You can be my Daddy.

You're my little sparkle, jump-rope queen,
You're my little sparkle.
You're my little sparkle jump-rope queen,
You're my little sparkle (sparkle, sparkle, sparkle, sparkle).

Lights, camera, action...
You know I can't make it on my own.

Put me in a movie (come on, you know you like good little girls).
Put me in a movie (come on, you know you like-)

You can be my Daddy.
You can be my Daddy.



Lyrics submitted by dplainview, edited by Mellow_Harsher, MalyshRazzles, XLoveEpiphanyX, shannypoo

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  • +4
    My InterpretationThis song is representative of all the young girls who've convinced themselves that they are born to be stars and so give up everything, pack their bags (just a few things. They'll have plenty of money to buy more when they make it 'big'), leave home, and then set sail for Hollywood only to be met with disappointment and then left with a few options: go home, pursue some other life, or sleep your way into roles. Though this is the story of a lot of young girls, for the sake of interpretation I'm going to type in singular terms.

    So a girl leaves home for Hollywood 'cause she knows in her heart she's gonna make it big or at least has a really good chance. Reality soon hits hard, though, as she gets doors slammed in her face again and again and again. Not wanting to return home either because she knows she has nothing there for her except maybe a boring life filled with boring people or because she doesn't want to return defeated and not the big actress she promised everyone she was gonna be, she swallows her dignity and begins sleeping with numerous directors and influential people in return for roles in movies.

    "Lights, camera, acción...
    If he likes me takes me home…”

    She's auditioning for a director, thinking to herself "if he fancies me pretty enough, he just might take me to his place, sleep with me, then give me this role to compensate."

    “Come on, you know you like (doo!) little girls…”

    She’s coaxing the director into sleeping with her, tempting him with her youth.

    “You can be my daddy...”

    She’s now letting him know that she’s ready to submit herself entirely to his will. He can whatever he pleases with her. She’ll be a ‘good little girl’ and he can be the ‘daddy’. I also think she’s hoping for someone to look after her, that is, get her the roles she wants.

    “Lights, camera, acción...
    He didn't know he'd have this much fun….”

    So he takes the bait and decides to sleep with her. She relishes in the fact he’s enjoying himself as she satisfies him with sexual favours. She takes delight in this little victory of pleasuring him as it’s one step closer to maybe landing the role she wants. “Bet he didn’t think he’d enjoy me this much. Maybe now he’ll give me that role.”

    “Come on, you know you like (doo!) little girls….”

    Similar meaning as before, only this time the girl and the director are in bed together. She’s telling him, “You know you like this. You know you love screwing me. I’m young and beautiful. You know you like this.”

    “You can be my daddy…”

    Again, at this point I think she’s just hoping for someone to look after her and make sure she gets the roles she wants.

    “You're my little sparkle, jump-rope queen,
    You're my little sparkle…”

    This is the first and only time we’re hearing the voice of the director who’s teasing her with fond (but ridiculous) pet-names during sex. Or maybe this is a developing relationship and that’s just the name he gives her.

    “Lights, camera, acción...
    You know I can't make it on my own.”

    The girl is speaking once again pleading with the director to help her make it big and become a star and give her the role she needs. I took this as the conversation they had after the sex, but I suppose it could also be the conversation that pops up in their developing relationship.

    “Put me in a movie (come on, you know you like little girls)...”

    She’s finally telling him point-blank to just put her in a movie now that she’s done him that favour of sleeping with him. “Come on, you know I made you happy. I satisfied you with my young body. Now give me what I want. I wanna be a star.”

    “You can be my daddy…”

    And that’s my interpretation! Granted, I think it’s the most obvious way to interpret it. It may have some deeper point that I’m just missing. But that’s what this websites for, I guess! Can’t wait to see others take on this song. :)
    Also! I don’t think “Acción” (Spanish for ‘Action’) hold any significance to the song. I think she (Lana) wrote in ‘acción’ instead of ‘action’ to make the song a little more interesting and/or flow better. :)

    Thanks for reading!
    hickeryhickeryon April 08, 2012   Link
  • +2
    My InterpretationIn my opinion,
    this has to do with a little bit of BDSM. Not pedophilia, which is what a lot of people tend to think.
    In the BDSM world, there is a certain thing called DD/lg (Daddy Dom/little girl) relationship which is like a man who takes care of his "little girl" and gives her rules and punishments to help guide her to be a better person and nurture her. Just like a Daddy role.
    I think Lana talks about Daddy's a lot and I think she may reference the BDSM scene a lot.

    I agree with the song being about a director and a girl, but i don't think it's got anything to do with pedophilia like some have said.

    This is my song to my sweet, sweet Daddy. I think it's very cute.
    But I also don't pay so much attention to the meaning, more of the lyrics to my Daddy.

    Just my 2 cents hehe :)
    shannypooon September 30, 2015   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe feel of this song resembles Coco Rosie songs, however that doesn't mean she's not original. In fact I think she's going to be the next big thing. Mainstream, but big.
    savianon February 04, 2012   Link
  • 0
    Lyric CorrectionLights, camera, acción...
    If he likes me takes me home.
    Lights, camera, acción...
    If he likes me takes me home.
    Lights, camera, acción...
    If he likes me takes me home.

    Come on, you know you like (doo!) little girls.
    Come on, you know you like (doo!) little girls.

    You can be my daddy.
    You can be my daddy.

    Lights, camera, acción...
    He didn't know he'd have this much fun.
    Lights, camera, acción...
    He didn't know he'd have this much fun.
    Lights, camera, acción...
    He didn't know he'd have this much fun.

    Come on, you know you like (doo!) little girls.
    Come on, you know you like (doo!) little girls.

    You can be my daddy.
    You can be my daddy.

    You're my little sparkle, jump-rope queen,
    You're my little sparkle.
    You're my little sparkle jump-rope queen,
    You're my little sparkle (sparkle, sparkle, sparkle, sparkle).

    Lights, camera, acción...
    You know I can't make it on my own.

    Put me in a movie (come on, you know you like little girls).
    Put me in a movie (come on, you know you like-)

    You can be my daddy.
    You can be my daddy.
    hickeryhickeryon April 08, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIn fact, sparkle, jump-rope queen was one of Lana's many stage names;

    Birth name- Elizabeth Woolridge Grant

    Also known as-
    Lana Del Rey
    Lana Rey Del Mar
    Lizzy Grant
    May Jailer
    Sparkle Jump Rope Queen

    (Wikipedia)
    noreedson May 22, 2013   Link
  • 0
    Song MeaningActually I think the song is based around the book lolita which is about pedophilia hence 'you know you like little girls' 'you can be my daddy' 'put me in a movie'
    myunicornlikeson June 30, 2013   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationI actually think this song has a lot to do with the book Lolita. I think the song is about Clare Quilty, who in the book Lolita, was a famous playwright. Lolita ends up running away from Humbert Humbert with Quilty. Quilty was known to be a pedophile hence "come on you know you like little girls". She wanted him to make her famous, she wanted him to save her.
    messijessi2302on February 03, 2014   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationLana Del Rey romanticizes pedophilia and the book Lolita in a lot of her songs, this one being the most egregious case. This song is about an underage girl coming onto a grown man, no more no less. "Put me in a movie" probably alludes to suggesting they videotape it. Daddy, jump rope, sparkles, all imagery reminiscent of childhood. It's pretty fucked up how sexualized her naivety is in this.
    Young girls (as well as boys) can't consent and if a child is hitting on you it's your job to turn them down. Studies suggest that kids that hit on adults have usually been sexually abused. Adults have way too much power over kids to be taking advantage of them like this.
    Yeah the song is pretty and catchy and weird and expresses what it intended to, and creating a song about a thing doesn't always neccassarily mean you support the thing, but it's basically a song depicting a very innocent underage girl "asking for it" and it troubles me that NOBODY else in these comments is troubled by the content of the lyrics.
    Foggypebble2on April 11, 2015   Link
  • -1
    My Interpretationits about a young girl (probably around 20) that seduces a director (or someone in the business) to take a part in a movie. She dosen't have the acting abilities to enter in the movie without his help, therefore she seduces him to get into a movie. This is something that happens like everyday and Lana criticizes this.
    realtruthon June 23, 2013   Link
  • -1
    My InterpretationLana read a book called 'Lolita' so she had ideas for her songs. This song was just basically one of her ideas.
    TomahawkChopxon November 07, 2014   Link

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