Star-packed promotional short subject intended to raise funds for the National Variety Artists tuberculosis sanatorium, produced in association with a cigarette company! Plot involves the investigation of the reported theft of Norma Shearer's jewelry.
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Did You Know?
To modern eyes, there is a certain irony in a film raising funds for tuberculosis research being sponsored by Chesterfield cigarettes. See more
On Detective Kane's pawn ticket, "saxophone" is misspelled "saxaphone." See more
I had a great time; I left before it
[i.e. the ball
Original release included several musical numbers, including ones performed by Dorothy Lee
, Warner Baxter
and Maurice Chevalier
. Prints of this original version survive, but all circulating prints derive from the Blackhawk Films version which cut the musical numbers out in the interest of copyright. This cut version is the only one that has ever been released on the home movie market, video or DVD. The original cut does survive in Blackhawk Films' collection. See more
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