Mrs. Minerva Snodgrass heads up the town's Purity League and is so good at imposing restrictions of keeping the girls and boys apart that there hasn't been a marriage in the town in over ... 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, ... See full summary »
Its is NYC in 1928 and taxi-cab owners Tim McGuerin and Eddie Corbett are making a hard-scrabble living with the one tumbledown cab they have between them, and take shifts driving. They ... See full summary »
This film is a 1949 compilation from two films in the "McGuerin" streamliners series made by Hal Roach in 1942; "The McGuerins from Brooklyn" and "Taxi, Mister" which accounts for players ... See full summary »
William Bendix and Joe Sawyer are two Brooklyn mugs who make a success out of the small cab company they started and now head the most successful cab company in the city, but they're still two Brooklyn mugs at heart. The plot of this slight comedy revolves around both Bendix's wife (Grace Bradley) and Sawyer's girlfriend (Arline Judge) thinking that each is having a fling with their gorgeous secretary (Marjorie Woodworth). Bendix, although this film came early in his career, is his usual amusing self (he did much better later that year in a hilarious Abbott & Costello comedy, "Who Done It?") and Sawyer, while not really having much to do, does have his moments and acquits himself well. The stunning Woodworth shows a real flair for comedy, but Bradley's performance veers between stiff and hammy, and throws the picture's pace off somewhat. There's some mistaken identity, some slapstick, and everything finally gets resolved at the end of this 46-minute Hal Roach "streamliner". While's it's hardly a memorable comedy, it's not a complete waste of time, either. Worth a look.
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