An illiterate stooge in a traveling medicine show wanders into a strange town and is picked up on a vagrancy charge. The town's corrupt officials mistake him for the inspector general whom they think is traveling in disguise. Fearing he will discover they've been pocketing tax money, they make several bungled attempts to kill him. Written by
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The song "Happy Times", written for this film, was a recording hit for numerous artists during the late 1940s and early 1950s. See more
In the scene when Georgi first arrives at the village, his position in relation to the soldiers sitting around the table changes between shots. Also the amount of light and shadow on the soldiers varies, with them being in shadow, partial sunlight and full sunlight at different times. See more
[hearing that a stranger's been arrested who might be the Inspector General in disguise
You idiot. Did you search him? Question him?
Well... it was so near lunchtime.
Frühlingslied (Spring Song) Op.62 #6
Music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
A portion played during "The Medicine Show" Number See more