Thelma and Patsy find themselves in a spooky house inhabited by a nut who is a mechanical genius and has made a robot who does everything. The inventor manipulates the robot's control board... See full summary »
It's time again for California's "Young American Miss" beauty pageant, the biggest event of the year for Big Bob Freelander and Brenda DiCarlo, who give their all to put on a successful ... See full summary »
Big-time (so they think) vaudeville stars Stanley and Oliver take the train to Pottsville, their next booking. On board, they bumble into the wrong sleeping compartment, startling a ... See full summary »
Thelma, who came to Hollywood from Joplin to be a star, is ready to go home. She and her pal Patsy are packing up and packing it in. Then, through Patsy's deviousness, Thelma gets a call to... See full summary »
A man tells his harrowing story of one evening at midnight being alerted by a telephone call from his Aunt Tilly in distress at the old deserted Smith mansion. The man drove the two hours ... See full summary »
Funny entry has Thelma Todd and Patsy Kelly working at a department store where they must work in the front window showing off the old way of doing dishes and the new way. After work the girl's find themselves locked inside the store where they must be sure and get up before the store opens in the morning. In terms of story there's very little going on in this short but the two starts make it worth viewing but the real highlight is Arthur Housman who plays the drunk who keeps watching the girls. Housman appeared in quite a few of the shorts in this series and each time he was playing a drunk and boy was he good at it. One of the highlights in the film is when the drunk believes it's raining but it too out of it to realize that the water is hitting the window from the other side and can't possible get to him. Another funny bit has him thinking a woman is having her body parts ripped off but he doesn't understand something else is actually happening. Housman clearly steals the film but both Todd and Kelly are good as well. Both of them turn in natural performances and thankfully Kelly stays pretty much under control as the two women work well off of one another. The majority of the laughs come from the drunk but there are a few other funny bits including one with Todd and Kelly in their night gear.
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