Rich playboy Drogo Gaines is in imminent danger of marrying a gold digger, and escapes by feigning insanity. The joke's on him when he wakes up in an asylum full of comical lunatics. There ... See full summary »
An ex-police/army dog (German Shepherd), named King inherits a fortune from an eccentric millionaire. But someone poisons him for his fortune, and he gets to go back to earth as a human ... See full summary »
Joseph I. Breen, director of the Production Code Administration, expressed displeasure with Franklin Pangborn's character, a rather effeminate hosiery merchant. Breen complained to Hal Roach that Pangborn's character was too "pansyish" and asked Roach to tone down the role's effeminacy. See more »
Hubbard enters his home with a large box, supposedly containing a bear cub. He calls his great Dane, who rushes over to greet him, completely ignoring the box. If a bear had really been in that box, the dog would be all over it. The bear does not come out of the box until the dog is not in the room--obviously, it was not put into the box before then. See more »
Cold feet? Is that all you're worried about? Say, my wife goes to bed with a hot water bottle every night of her life, and not only that, it leaks! And a mud pack on her face! Why, I wake up at night and think the Ku Klux Klan is after me!
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"Darling, you wouldn't have much fun in a kennel."
Turnabout is the story of a married couple who bickers more than anyone you've ever seen. Mr. Willows (John Hubbard) and Mrs. Willows (Carole Landis) lead separate lives, and come home to fight about it. Mr. Willows is a partner for an advertising company and Mrs. Willows gossips and plays bridge with the other partners' wives. But there is one thing they can agree upon; they would love to switch lives with each other. A mysterious statue in their bedroom grants their request, and off he goes in a dress and off she goes prancing around in a suit. To say that their acquaintances are surprised would be an understatement and hilarity ensues.
Also appearing are famous names like Adolphe Menjou, Mary Astor, Inez Courtney, and Marjorie Main.
Stories like this are always entertaining, and when comedies are made on the Hal Roach lot, you're bound for success. This little known gem holds plenty of laughs, but it also abounds with a lightheartedness that can cheer anyone up on a bad day.
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