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So's Your Old Man (1926)

Poor glazier Sam Bisbee has invented break-proof glass. He intends to show it off to a convention of automobile men. Due to a mixup his car is switched with another and his demonstration ... See full summary »

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Gregory La Cava
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
W.C. Fields ... Samuel Bisbee
Alice Joyce ... Princess Lescaboura
Charles 'Buddy' Rogers ... Kenneth Murchison
Kittens Reichert Kittens Reichert ... Alice Bisbee
Marcia Harris Marcia Harris ... Mrs. Bisbee
Julia Ralph Julia Ralph ... Mrs. Murchison
Frank Montgomery ... Jeff
Jerry Sinclair Jerry Sinclair ... Al
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Poor glazier Sam Bisbee has invented break-proof glass. He intends to show it off to a convention of automobile men. Due to a mixup his car is switched with another and his demonstration toss of a brick simply breaks the car's windshield. On the way home he thinks a woman is trying to commit suicide and so prevents her. The woman is really Princess Lescaboura, who arrives in Bisbee's home town looking for him. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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"Could you drive a car through a tree- beat any golfer alive- Make bricks bounce off glass?" So's Your old Man. (Print Ad- Rockingham Post-Dispatch, ((Richmond County, NC)) 21 October 1926)

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 1926 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cacos de Vidro See more »

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Paramount Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Featured in W.C. Fields: Straight Up (1986) See more »

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One of W. C. Fields best films.
12 December 1998 | by MovieBug-2See all my reviews

If you like W. C. Fields, this film is definitely a classic. From the first frame, we see an inebriated Fields trying to quietly enter his home without disturbing his wife. The successive problems he encounters, due to his not being sober, are nothing short of hilarious. There are several other good moments and the golf course sequence is not to be missed. All in all a very good representation of Fields humor.


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