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Oklahoma mechanic Pike Peters finds himself part owner of an oil field. His wife Idy, hitherto content, decides the family must go to Paris to get "culture" and meet "the right kind of people." Pike and his grown son and daughter soon have flirtatious French admirers; Idy rents a chateau from an impoverished aristocrat; while Pike responds to each new development with homespun wit. In the inevitable clash, will pretentiousness and sophistication or common sense triumph? Written by
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This film features Will Rogers in his first talkie. It's an OK effort, but the camera is stodgy and most of the characters are two-dimensional. Great exteriors, good oil-strike scene, followed by the usual "Innocents Abroad" situations. Marguerite Churchill is a knock-out as Will's daughter.
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