Thelma and Patsy find themselves in a spooky house inhabited by a nut who is a mechanical genius and has made a robot who does everything. The inventor manipulates the robot's control board... See full summary »
Patsy's working at Rumplemeyer's Donut Shop in Brooklyn. By accident she catches Mr. Rumplemeyer's trousers in the donut machine as he's leaving to pick his niece who's arriving from the ... See full summary »
Thelma rushes into the apartment she shares with Patsy, excited because she's fallen in love with Archie, a rich man with yachts and a British accent. Patsy isn't impressed and less so when... See full summary »
Roach's 'Girl Friends' series winds down in the last year of Roach's short subjects production with no Zasu Pitts and with Thelma Todd dead -- Patsy Kelly and Pert Kelton get roped into selling aluminum pots and pans door to door. Unhappily there is very little chemistry between these two comediennes as Miss Kelly is 90% of the show and Miss Kelton is largely reduced to nodding in support. The gags are what sustains this movie; the Roach studio staff knew how to write gags and they could call upon a large number of actors and actresses to fill out the cast expertly.
This actually looks like it was originally intended to be a Laurel & Hardy short subject. It's a pity we can't see that version. They could have made a great movie out of it, but they were no longer doing short subjects.
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