Ming Toy is on the auction block in China. She is saved by Billy and taken to San Francisco by Lo Sang Kee. To save her from deportation she is sold to Charlie Yong, the Chop Suey King. Billy kidnaps her with plans of marriage.
In the Mohave Desert, Olga runs a gas station, lunch counter, and auto camp with her younger sister Myra. In a 24-hour period, Olga must deal with Myra's desire to go to a town dance with a... See full summary »
This darling industry of yours is the most awful thing that I've ever run into. Why can't you people act like human beings, anyhow?
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The opening credits are followed by a written message from producer Carl Laemmle saying critics had questioned whether he would use the material that "so mercilessly and so hilariously poked fun at Hollywood and its motion picture people." But, he says, laughter is needed "in times like these." See more »
This almost-forgotten comedy gem stars Jack Oakie and the underrated Aline MacMahon. Based on playwrights George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's first collaborative effort, it pokes fun at Hollywood studios and the transition to sound. A great film!
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