Two opportunistic producers are looking for a poor ingenuous man, in order to use him for make valid a insurance policy. The producers find Herman, while he is fixing the car with Eddie, and with just one look they found out that he is the right person to carry away the plan. They tell Herman the story that he could become a film star if he agrees to work with them, signing a contract without knowing that it's in fact the policy. All the family is very excited about Herman's new artistic career, especially Lilly, who begins to have dreams about it. Herman films a bunch of scenes, in which he will make the part of a man always in a clear danger: crossing one street and let a car knocking him down, putting himself under a pile of brick while he's supposedly waiting to his "sweetheart" and finally a scene inside a room, where he has to cross a window pretending to be another door. Nevertheless, Herman involuntary escapes of all the traps, falling instead the fraudulent producers in their... Written by
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J. R. Finlater
[Opens a 4th story door, steps through, and falls into the back of a truck on the street below
Say... there's no mother in there... or dog, or... or anything! There's not even a room in there.
They must have moved it.
[while towering over Alfred in a menacing manner
I think you fellows were trying to hurt me. You know, if you keep this up, I might get very angry! I might even report you to the Better Business Bureau... so there!
References The Naked City