Charley Chase, a stockbroker, gets rich by mistake, has parking trouble, then at home finds his wife Toots seeing a psychic who apparently causes husband and wife to switch bodies! Written by
Rod Crawford <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cute little shortie from Hal Roach. Starts with Charley (played by actor Charley Chase) at the office, singing into the phone to his wife ("Toots" played by Jeanie Roberts). They crack a few gags, some of which work, and some of which do not. Then he heads home to find his wife entertaining friends with a professional fortune teller. On the way home, a couple more gags are worked in, regarding parking, and the cops. Something goes very wrong with the fortune teller, but I won't spoil the surprise here. Keep an eye out for Hattie McDaniels in one of her very early credited parts. It all gets resolved by the end, and Chase finishes the song we had heard him singing earlier. I did find Toots' voice terribly annoying, about five octaves higher than Gracie Allen. A fun story to watch, and you only have to put up with that annoying voice for a couple minutes. I'm glad this little piece of history has been preserved, as I had not seen anything Chase had done, prior to this. Chase acted and directed in tons of films, many "shorts", and many "silents" but died quite young.
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