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Pop Always Pays (1940)

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Complete credited cast:
Leon Errol ...
Henry Brewster
Dennis O'Keefe ...
Jeff Thompson
Pamela Blake ...
Edna Brewster (as Adele Pearce)
Walter Catlett ...
Tommy Lane
Marjorie Gateson ...
Mrs. Brewster
Tom Kennedy ...
Robert Middlemass ...
Mr. Oberton
Effie Anderson ...
Erskine Sanford ...
John Hayes
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
(scenes deleted)
Frank O'Connor ...
Policeman (scenes deleted)
Larry Steers ...
Salesman (scenes deleted)


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Wait for the Wagon
Music by Wiesenthal (1851)
Words by a Lady
Sung a cappella by Marjorie Gateson
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Sometimes funny, sometimes annoying
17 February 2001 | by (West Virginia) – See all my reviews

This movie is another one of those "tours de force" for Leon Erroll. He can, at times be a very funny man. Unfortunately, at other times, he is simply nerve wracking and annoying. IMHO it's split about 50-50 in this film. Erroll has promised his daughter and her fiancee that if the fiancee is able to save $1000, he will give them an additional $1000. But, for reasons that are never adequately explained and are rather far fetched, Erroll suddenly becomes cash poor and will not be able to come up with the additional $1000. Of course all of this leads to a series of deceptions and mix ups as Erroll frantically tries to obtain the money without having to tell his family of his financial situation. If you are a fan of Leon Erroll you will probably enjoy this picture. All others should be warned that there are several scenes that will test your' patience and your' nerves. BTW, the family maid and the next door neighbor are both extremely obnoxious and very grating characters.

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