An office clerk loves entering contests in the hopes of someday winning a fortune and marrying the girl he loves. His latest attempt is the Maxford House Coffee Slogan Contest. As a joke, some of his co-workers put together a fake telegram which says that he won the $25,000 grand prize. As a result, he gets a promotion, buys presents for all of his family and friends, and proposes to his girl. When the truth comes out, he's not prepared for the consequences.
Daniel Bubbeo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
If you can't sleep at night, it isn't the coffee - it's the bunk!
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25 October 1940 (USA)
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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?
If adjusted for inflation the grand prize of $25,000 would be equivalent to $421,000 in 2014. See more
Officer, I want all these people arrested.
Who do you think you are, Hitler?
Referenced in Radio Days
When We're Along (Penthouse Serenade)
Words & Music by Will Jason and Val Burton
Used as background music behind Dick Powell
and Ellen Drew
in rooftop scene, and later throughout the film. See more