An elderly woman decides to sell her sofa, and an unscrupulous young man drops by to check it out. The question is - who's conning who?





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Beverly Miller ...
Brian Cunningham ...
Elaine Bartolone ...


Wearing a dowdy robe and slippers, an aging Ethel shuffles to the door to answer the knock of a young man who's there to see a sofa she's selling. As Ethel drones on and on about her wealthy son who's bought her a new sofa, the young man figures out that she's blind and looks around for things he might lift. He hears her talking about a new expensive suit her son has bought, sees it on a hanger, and proceeds to change into it as Ethel's monologue continues. He leaves without buying the sofa, but Ethel may get the last laugh. Written by <>

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Comedy | Short





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6 June 2000 (USA)  »

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1.85 : 1
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This film is dedicated to Mel and Dorothy Bagger See more »


Written by David Sherman
Performed by the Hillbilly Soul Surfers
Published by Hillbilly Heaven Music, BMI
Courtesy of Twangarama Records
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Funny---but watch this one when the kids aren't around!
22 February 2008 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

An older lady who seems to be blind invites a young man into her home to look at a couch to see if he wanted to buy it. However, it soon becomes obvious that he isn't interested in the couch but is a dirt bag interested in stealing from this dear old lady. In fact, when she tells him about a very expensive suit her son left there, he decides to steal it. Heck, since she's blind, he also decides to just take off his clothes there and make the switch! I can't say any more--it will spoil the twist ending.

This is a very strange film that is best watched when the kids aren't around due to the nudity and crude language in the film. While often this turns me off films, it was quite appropriate and resulted in a very funny short film.

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