Gar Evans is a "high pressure" promoter who tends to be unrealistically optimistic about his projects and exaggerates the chance of success. He sets up the "Golden Gate Artificial Rubber ...
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Gar Evans is a "high pressure" promoter who tends to be unrealistically optimistic about his projects and exaggerates the chance of success. He sets up the "Golden Gate Artificial Rubber Company", and persuades a lot of people to invest. He believes that the process to produce artificial rubber exists, but does it? Written by
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Watch William Powell work his usual screen magic...
This a fine little film with a wonderful cast of comic actors. McHugh does his always solid right-hand-man bit and Sidney is a scream as a befuddled patsy pulled into Powell big plans for making millions by manufacturing artificial rubber. Powell shines, as always, as a the salesman of all salesmen. Don't miss this one if you like Powell or even if you don't...watch this and maybe you will...
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