A hard-working, hen-pecked pharmacist, harried by a shrewish spouse, dysfunctional family, and demanding clientele, maintains his patience and a stoic optimism by imbibing frequent martinis. His termagant wife and self-absorbed daughters show little appreciation of his efforts to keep his precarious business profitable by selling bootleg liquor under the counter despite the suspicions of the local sheriff. Written by
Gabe Taverney (email@example.com
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In a very early example of product placement, there are signs depicting Baby Ruth and Butterfinger candy bars behind the counter. See more
[pulling down the dress hem on a woman who has fainted
She's liable to get diptheria.
Edited into W.C. Fields: 6 Short Films