A down-on-his luck newspaperman finds himself the center of an experiment being conducted by two daffy millionaires--to see if someone can spend $1000 a minute, every minute, for 12 solid ... See full summary »

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Roger Pryor ...
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Dorothy Summers
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Benny Dolan
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Edgar Kennedy ...
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Purnell Pratt ...
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Herman Bing ...
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Reville
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New Deal Watson (as George Hayes)
Morgan Wallace ...
Big Jim Bradley
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A down-on-his luck newspaperman finds himself the center of an experiment being conducted by two daffy millionaires--to see if someone can spend $1000 a minute, every minute, for 12 solid hours. If he can do it, he gets $10,000. If he can't do it, he gets nothing. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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22 October 1935 (USA)  »

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Oscar-nominated film exists at UCLA
31 July 2002 | by (Putney, VT) – See all my reviews

This is one of a dozen or so Republic films that seem to exist solely in preservation copy format at UCLA. It was the earliest Republic film to earn an Oscar nomination - for Sound - and UCLA holds two copies, one complete and one missing one reel. It also possesses a single solo reel from another print. It is not available for viewing at this time.


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