Two lazy screenwriters need a story for the studio's cowboy star. A studio waitress turns out to be pregnant. This gives them the idea for a movie about a cowboy and a baby. The waitress's baby becomes the star. The cowboy and his agent run off with the waitress and her valuable asset. The writers retaliate by hiring an unemployed extra to impersonate the baby's father. But the extra already knows the waitress... Written by
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The original award-winning play opened on Broadway in New York City, New York, USA on 27 November 1935 and had 669 performances. The opening cast included Jerome Cowan
and Allyn Joslyn
as Benson and Law, and 'Everett Sloane' as Rosetti. There were 2 revivals, in 1943 and 1976. See more
I've got Larry Toms waiting in your office to hear your story. Come on.
We haven't got any stories.
J. Carlyle 'J.C.' Benson
Tell him one anyway.
Okay. Once there was a fairy princess who lived in a broken down castle, on a broken down river, with a broken down aunt. In fact, she was a broken down princess.
Opening credits are shown on pages of a book, with someone flipping the pages. See more
References The Public Enemy
With a Pain in My Heart (and My Heart on My Sleeve)
Music by M.K. Jerome
Lyrics by Jack Scholl
Played on piano by Harry Seymour
and sung by Bert Hanlon See more