Scatterbrained Sally Elliott gets a job as a Fuller brush girl and, as expected, her attempts at selling cosmetics door-to-door are disastrous. Things get worse when one of her customers is...
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Scatterbrained Sally Elliott gets a job as a Fuller brush girl and, as expected, her attempts at selling cosmetics door-to-door are disastrous. Things get worse when one of her customers is murdered and she becomes the prime suspect. She and her poor fiancé Humphrey find themselves dodging the police while trying to catch the real killer. Written by
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When Sally is mistaken for a babysitter and tied up by some children playing Cowboys and Indians, she is rescued by the real babysitter, played by actress Gail Bonney. Two years later, Gail Bonney would play Mrs. Hudson in the I Love Lucy episode "The Amateur Hour," hiring Lucy Riccardo to babysit her twin boys, who would tie Lucy up while playing Cowboys and Indians. See more »
When Humphrey takes a cigar while in Mr. Simpson's office, the cigar is already lit and smoking before Mr. Simpson lights it. See more »
What this movie really needed was Bob Hope. This is the kind of hectic farce, complete with mistaken identities and dead bodies, that Hope specialized in during this time period. Ball is fine as a working girl caught up in murder schemes and crazy plots, but Eddie Albert just is no substitute for the wise cracking male presence that this type of farce needs. Ball and Hope would have been a riot.
Another thing is that the slapstick wears out it's welcome before the end, as it becomes increasingly sillier. All in all, not a bad example of mid 20th century American farce, but not a standout either. Lucille Ball went on to be much funnier in a TV series, as did Eddie Albert on a lesser level.
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