After trying to break into show business, two mismatched girlfriends become nurses. One of their patients is a new mother who has hidden her pregnancy from her husband, the nightclub ... See full summary »
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Norman Z. McLeod
Lunch counter manager Molly Kelly gets into an altercation with truck driver Cecil Callahan that lands Callahan in jail. After seeing his fighting skills, though, Molly and her boss, Dr. Klum, decide to turn him into a prizefighter. Together they have great success, thanks in no small part to Molly's unorthodox training techniques. Eventually Callahan is good enough to challenge the heavyweight champion, but jealousy may intervene.Written by
Press previews for the film in April, 1936 ran 85 minutes, but 15 minutes were cut for the released film in August, 1936. Billy Gilbert's role as "Fur Trader" did not survive the cut. It is not known if the preview print was shown anywhere to paying customers. See more »
Although the film is supposedly taking place in New York City, Molly's car has California license plates and the exteriors are obviously California, mostly Los Angeles and vicinity. See more »
This picture was shown on TCM recently and it is strictly for hard-core Patsy Kelly fans. Apparently it was a vehicle for her in hopes it would lead to a series of films, according to Maltin.
But Patsy Kelly is an acquired taste and this film did her no favors. The humor is extremely broad and the storyline is vapid. The climax has to be seen to be believed and is far removed from true comedy. The one bright light is the inimitable Charley Chase who injects as much fun as he can into the proceedings and which sorely needs his expertise.
Can't really recommend this one except for the historical value via a glimpse of some of '30's Hollywood's great extras and character actors. A rainy day movie - but it is only 70 minutes long and doesn't kill enough bad weather time.
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