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14 November 1926 (USA) See more »
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Charley needs $10,000 right away. Mrs. Schwartzkopple has inherited $2 million from her late husband and wants to marry a younger man... See more » | Add synopsis »
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decent though not particularly outstanding See more (6 total) »

Cast

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Charley Chase ... Charley - the Bashful Clerk
Gladys Hulette ... The Widow's Secretary
Lillian Leighton ... Mrs. Schwartzkopple
Frank Brownlee ... Mr. Blaylock

Oliver Hardy ... Oswald Schwartzkopple
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Wilson Benge ... Butler (uncredited)
William Courtright ... The Minister (uncredited)

Directed by
Leo McCarey (uncredited)
 
Writing credits
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H.M. Walker  titles (uncredited)

Produced by
Hal Roach .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Ben Model (musical score composed by) (2005)
 
Cinematography by
Len Powers (uncredited)
 
Film Editing by
Richard C. Currier (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
H.W. Scott .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Ben Model .... music copyright (2005)
Ben Model .... musical score performer (2005)
 
Other crew
Hal Roach .... presenter
F. Richard Jones .... supervising director (uncredited)
 

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USA:22 min
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1.33 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Germany:o.Al. | USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:TV-G (TV rating)

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decent though not particularly outstanding, 16 April 2006
Author: planktonrules from Bradenton, Florida

This Charlie Chase short was fun to watch, but not particularly outstanding compared to his other films. Part of this might just be because the plot is so odd. Charlie's extended family is in a fix and they need $10,000, so Charlie reluctantly agrees to to get the money by marrying a rich and significantly older widow. The problem is that this scenario just isn't funny and his switching from ardent suitor to creeped out guy during the course of the film isn't terribly well done. And, the gags thrown in aren't good enough to help overcome the plot. About the only interesting this is that you get to see Oliver Hardy in a supporting role before he later teamed up with Stan Laurel. See it if you'd like, but Chase certainly did better films.

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