When George Stevens moved form Roach to RKO, he spent a couple of years in the shorts department where one of his assignments was 'The Blonde and the Redhead' series, which starred June Brewster and Carole Tevis, based on Roach's 'Girfriends' series, but with much more lingerie in evidence.
In this good entry in the series, gangster Big Boy Williams tries to impress the girls by convincing them he is a great violinist -- hiring series regular Grady Sutton and his Stradivarius. Of course there are the usual misunderstanding, and of course Grady gets into a tiff with movie plug-ugly Dewey Robinson. Also, keep an eye out for Will Stanton, a fine 'drunk' comic of the period who worked quite a bit as part of Raoul Walsh's acting troupe at Fox in this period.
While the series was never great, this is amusing enough to keep you interested -- and it's always worthwhile to watch George Stevens' evolution as a director.
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