Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A clumsy, accident-prone taxicab driver, who invented the elastic-glass, risks losing his valuable invention to a group of con-men led by a crooked lawyer but the pretty lady-owner of the Yellow Cab Co. comes to his aid.
This film was a success at the box office, earning MGM a profit of $545,000 ($5.84M in 2018) according to studio records.
Augustus 'Red' Pirdy:
That'll be exactly 75 cents.
Cab Passenger with Lamp: This is a dollar.
Augustus 'Red' Pirdy: Here's 10, 20, 25, 30.
Cab Passenger with Lamp: And this five cents is for you.
Augustus 'Red' Pirdy: Oh, thank you very much!
When the little boy rises off the ground after grabbing the large balloon, it can be seen that he is being lifted by a harness. The back of the collar of his jacket has a wire attached.
During the title credit, dressed as a cabbie, Skelton falls down the stairs towards his taxi. He then appears in a hospital room and, speaking to the camera, says "this is my best cast yet". The camera pans down to his arm and then his legs where the film credits are written on his cast(s).