Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve (of radio fame) is running for police commissioner against incumbent Haley. The ghosts (!) of his ancestors Randolph and Jonathan decide to help him get elected, but succeed only in getting him mixed up with mad scientist John Wells, an escaped gorilla, and an intermittently invisible showgirl... Written by
Rod Crawford <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Earle Ross appears uncredited as Judge Horace Hooker, the role he played on the radio show. See more
The newspaper in the first scene is the "Summerfield Indicator" in medium shots but the "Evening Dispatch" in insert. See more
Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve
Women will back my campaign, because no one will point the accusing finger of scandal in my direction. Every woman knows that I've been the perfect gentleman in all... um, almost every woman knows that I've been... um... and in conclusion...
Follows The Great Gildersleeve
Music by Henry Tucker
Lyrics by George Cooper
Sung a cappella by Harold Peary See more