Will Hay plays Dr. Benjamin Twist, a man whose ambitions outstrip his abilities. Twist is a porter on an ocean liner bound for America who, through convoluted plot twists, finds himself masquerading as a professor. Teaming up with a gangster stowaway (Edgar Kennedy), Twist finds himself embroiled in a kidnap plot on the far side […]
Captain Ben Cutlet (Will Hay) likes to spin yarns about all of his false seafaring adventures. One day his false past comes to bite him as he is bluffed into captaining the Rob Roy at sea, the Rob Roy being barely sea worthy and doomed to be wrecked by a crafty shipping agent.
The Little Tramp escapes from prison; saves a girl and her mother from drowning; and creates havoc at a swank party.
While competing with a co-worker, Charlie Chaplin nearly destroys everything and himself.
Private detective ‘Duke’ Martindale and his wife, Phyllis, an attorney, are working together to clear a girl falsely convicted of murdering a judge. Two people who know the truth are killed and ‘Duke’ is shot at. Despite some interference by Police-Sergeant Brent, and a dangerous automobile chase and ‘Duke’ and Phyllis finding themselves prisoners of […]
Ollie Dee and Stanley Dum try to borrow money from their employer, the toymaker, to pay off the mortgage on Mother Peep’s shoe and keep it and Little Bo Peep from the clutches of the evil Barnaby. When that fails, they trick Barnaby into marrying Stanley Dum instead of Bo Peep. Enraged, Barnaby unleashes the […]
Ollie has fallen in love with Georgette, an innkeeper’s daughter. This is nice, except she is already married to a very dashing Foreign Legion officer. To forget his lost love troubles, he joins the Foreign Legion as well, dragging Stanley with him. In their idiotic bumbling, they get charged with desertion and are charged to […]
A bored millionaire, played by Cary Grant, makes a wager with his doctor that he can live for a whole year in the working class, working a regular job, without touching his fortune.
Abner is told by a doctor that he only has two weeks to live, so he and his partner get the idea to have Abner perform a bunch of dangerous stunts for a quick fortune. What does he have to lose, right? Well the doctor mis-diagnosed him…