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Oliver Boggs (Stuart Erwin), a typical office drone, with no success in sight, who can spout statistics about anything and everything, wins $1500 in a bean-guessing contest at the movie theatre, quits his job and sets forth for the seedy, down-at-the-heels town of Peckham Falls. There he buys a barrel factory and falls in love with Irene Lee (Toby Wing), the snobbish niece of crusty old Morton Ross (Tully Marshall), the town's only rich man and owner of the closed canneries. Oleander Tubbs (Helen Chandler) and her inventor father Angus (Spencer Charters), who sold Oliver the factory, tell him it has no future but he disagrees and says he will have everything booming again. Oleander thinks he is daffy but she and her father agree to help him. Angus invents a collapsible barrel and Oliver, seeing fame and fortune just ahead, spends all of his money just keeping the factory going. Oliver persuades old man Ross to re-open the canneries and to use the ground-breaking barrels and things appear to be going okay, until Dennis Andrews (Walter Byron), Ross' slick attorney, tries to doubel-cross both Ross and Oliver by bilking Angus out of the patent rights to the barrel.
Bickering husband-and-wife stage stars are manipulated into a break-up for publicity purposes.
A compulsive liar, married to a scrupulously honest lawyer, confesses to a murder she didn''''t commit to help further his career.
A reporter''''s busy schedule keeps him from realizing his wife is having an affair with his editor.
A timid young man longs to enter high society.
Three con artists dupe two Olympians into serving as editors of a new magazine which is a front for salacious stories and pictures.
Shortly before the curtain goes up the first time at the latest performance of Earl Carroll's Vanities, someone is attempting to injure the leading lady Ann Ware, who wants to marry leading man Eric Lander. Stage manager in charge Jack Ellery calls in his friend, policeman Bill Murdock, to help him investigate. Bill thinks Jack if offering to let him see the show from an unusual view point, after he forgot to get him tickets for the performance, but then they find the corpse of a murdered women. Bill suspects Eric of the crime, especially, after the second female lead Rita Ross told him she saw the women leaving from Eric's room. Then Rita is shot onstage with Eric's gun. Jack and Bill decide not to stop the show, but Bill preparing to arrest Eric. Is he on the right track ?
A World War I flyer can only find work as chauffeur to a lady sky diver.
The definitive backstage musical, complete with the dazzling newcomer who goes on for the injured star.
An innocent man accused of robbing banks masquerades as a bullfighter to escape the police.
In this short film, Reginald Denny introduces various singing and dancing acts.
Comedic duo Patsy Kelly and Lyda Roberti camp out in the woods for a publicity stunt in this short film.
In this short musical, a doctor develops pills that assist a man to tap dance. Vitaphone Release 1980-1981.
This short film provides a musical and sketch comedy revue staged as a fiesta in Santa Barbara.
Several members of MGM''''s ''''galaxy of stars'''' attend an evening of music and a fashion show in this short film.
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