Taxicab company owners Tim McGuerin and Eddie Corbett rescue Lucy Gibbs from a suicide attempt and she insists on placing her life and destiny in the hands of her two rescuers. From there, ... See full summary »
Taxicab company owners Tim McGuerin and Eddie Corbett rescue Lucy Gibbs from a suicide attempt and she insists on placing her life and destiny in the hands of her two rescuers. From there, the two men try to keep their guardianship of the blonde young rescuee from Tim's socially ambitious wife, Sadie McGuerin, and Eddie's fiancée Mabel Cooney. Written by
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HERE'S COMEDY THAT'S GOT EVERYTHING! The blonde ball-of-flame known as Brooklyn Orchid...two mugs who pyramid a 20 cent-a-mile cab into a fortune...a playboy who changes his wife whenever he changes his tie...gags galore...and...oh, well, why go on folks? As we said, it's the comedy that's got EVERYTHING! See more »
Hal Roach comedy about two cab workers (William Bendix, Joe Sawyer) who save a suicidal woman (Marjorie Woodworth) only to have her follow them around thinking they owe her something. I've been watching quite a few of this Roach film, which typically run 50-minutes and they're all really lacking when it comes to their screenplays. There's no question these are cheaply produced B-movies but the lack of laughs make them pretty hard to get through even though they often feature an interesting cast. I've come to really enjoy Sawyer but he isn't given anything to do here. Woodworth has a few good moments but again, her character is poorly written. The only real highlight of the film is a snob piano player and his hand. This was followed by two sequels and is a remake of the Laurel and Hardy film Come Clean.
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