A family loses everything in the crash of 1929 except for their yacht. In order to make money, they rent out the yacht. A couple of guys feel sorry for the young maiden, who has everything except cash, and decide to have Monte Carlo night. They rig the roulette wheel so that the house is the winner. Of course she knows nothing about it.
WHEN MILLIONAIRE GO BROKE THEY HAVE TO GO TO WORK! (original print ad - Lubbock Morning Avalanche - Lubbock, Texas - Sept. 7, 1934 - all caps)
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When Mrs. Gilhooley mentions the reason her husband is spending the season in the South (in Atlanta), audiences at the time would have known she was referring to the large federal penitentiary there, where Al Capone
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It'll be a shock to you but I've got to tell you. I love you. It's a crude statement of a beautiful truth. Later on I hope to go into more graceful detail.
Written by Ann Ronell
[Played on drums and sung and danced by natives in same sequence as "South Sea Bolero] See more