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Audrey O'Connor
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Horace Taylor
Florence Bates ...
Geraldine Atherton
Hobart Cavanaugh ...
Mason - bank customer
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Eddie
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Eustace Peabody
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J.J. Johnson
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Rocky
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Tom Fadden ...
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A collection agent arrives in a small town with $1000 for a local farmer. Whilst waiting for the farmer to arrive the money is put in a safe at a hotel for safe keeping. However, it is removed by mistake and solves a number of financial problems before it is returned. Written by buddyluv <amanda@atrax.net.au>

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THE INSIDE STORY Of Your Family...Every Man's Family (original poster)

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14 March 1948 (USA)  »

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The Big Gamble  »

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Delightful post World War II comedy
16 January 2000 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Delightful post World War II comedy about how $1000 sitting in a hotel safe has a profound effect on several town residents when it is mistakenly removed from the safe. Witty script, fast paced and great character acting from Charles Winninger and Gene Lockhart. Probably was a deliberate post-war propaganda message about the value of circulating your money, not keeping it in banks.


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