A man occupies a position of trust with a merchant in an East Asian port. He's sacked when he's caught stealing, but he pretends to commit suicide and a captain he befriended agrees to take him to a secret trading post.
Walter and Vivian live in the country and have a difficult time keeping servants. Walter hires an private detective who has been fired for arresting the District Attorney. They only way ... See full summary »
Dizzy society matron Emily Kilbourne has a habit of hiring ex-cons and hobos as servants. Her latest find is a handsome "tramp" who shows up at her doorstep and soon ends up in a ... See full summary »
Norman Z. McLeod
The $7,500 reward would be the equivalent of $129,000 in 2016. See more »
The frame around the windshield of Dr. Smith's car keeps changing throughout the film. The windshield wipers are missing, sometimes the holes for them are visible, and sometimes the wiper arm pins are present in the windshield frame. See more »
To escape an arranged marriage, wealthy New York heiress Wendy Barrie (as Diane North) stows away in a long trailer belonging to impoverished doctor Gene Raymond (as Lawrence "Larry" Smith). Interestingly, she does this wearing her slip - so, we could say she slips away There isn't as much wit in the script. You should expect, of course, the leading players to fall in love. Then, her true identity could threaten their future happiness. This might have been a big hit with Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert in the leads. As Mr. and Mrs. McGuillicuddy, a re-make might have starred Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. The old formula includes Hedda Hopper (as a mother) and veteran comic Billy Gilbert
***** Cross-Country Romance (7/12/40) Frank Woodruff ~ Gene Raymond, Wendy Barrie, Hedda Hopper, Billy Gilbert
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