Eddie Barnes, tired of being a nobody and living with his parents, decides to cash in his mother's legacy and use the money to buy a business. Unfortunately, Eddie's mother has to die before the broker can collect the full value of the policy and the broker's gangster partner doesn't want to wait for nature to take its course. Written by
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Did You Know?
The original play opened in New York on 30 September 1938, with Alison Skipworth
in the role of Grandma. It closed after 16 performances. See more
Referenced in Smallville: Zero
Music by Effie I. Canning
Variations in the score when there's talk of a baby See more