Passed | | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Chester Kent struggles against time, romance, and a rival's spy to produce spectacular live "prologues" for movie houses.
John Garfield is often credited as being an extra in this film, five years before signing a Hollywood contract with Warner Brothers, but researchers are in dispute over whether it is actually Garfield in the shot, which lasts 5/6 of one second onscreen. Garfield's daughter denies that is is he, and forensic examination of the extra's ears strongly suggests it is not Garfield, who was not in California at the time of filming.
I've got an idea.
Chester Kent: Keep it to yourself or the wife'll cash in on it.
Nan Prescott: And when I get an idea I do something about it.
Chester Kent: Most dames do.
Before the bus leaves for the three prologue performances the call board reads Diana Theatre 8pm, Mercury Theatre 9pm and Jupiter Theatre 10pm. They arrive at the Jupiter Theatre first and proceed in reverse order from what was written on the call board.
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