Hildy Johnson, newspaper reporter, is engaged to Peggy Grant and planning to move to New York for a higher paying advertising job. The court press room is full of lame reporters who invent ... See full summary »
watch out for kleptomaniacs who think they're "Emperor Jones"
I think this is the right "Bubbling Over"...
In this all-black short musical comedy, a woman has a husband so lazy she can stick a pin in him without him waking up... but announcing lunch gets him up pretty fast. She's also saddled with a bevy of his lazy relatives. Four more come by and sing as a quartet. After the wife learns they had been traveling men, she advises them to keep traveling and kicks them out. The phony Swami who lives upstairs announces that a wealthy relative will come by to share his wealth; unfortunately the man has actually just been mistakenly released from a mental asylum.
There's several songs, and nothing's terribly memorable, but it's enjoyable enough while it lasts.
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