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Release Date:
14 November 1926 (USA) See more »
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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A delightful 20 minutes See more (6 total) »


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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
(in alphabetical order)
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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Additional Details

USA:22 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Germany:0 | USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:TV-G (TV rating)


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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
A delightful 20 minutes, 29 July 2000
Author: carver from Los Angeles

Chase is at his most amiable in this short, which features Oliver Hardy playing a milqutoast son of an heiress. Leo McCarey directs with a smooth and deft hand, blending light comedy with touches of slapstick. This is one of my favorite Chase comedies, a comedian far too overlooked.

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