Not Rated | | Comedy, Musical
A failed vaudevillean finds a trained dog, who helps him succeed in early talking films.
Final film of director Robert Z. Leonard. NOTE: Director, screenwriter and occasional producer Leonard (nicknamed Pop) started his film career as an actor in Damon and Pythias (1908). Ultimately his directing style would become identified with the golden age of MGM. He began with MGM's predecessor, Metro Pictures, directing and writing Peacock Alley (1922), and finished his stint there with MGM's The King's Thief (1955) (as director only). For his career finale at Universal, he once more guided Van Johnson. Previously, the director and leading man had teamed five times at MGM: Week-End at the Waldorf (1945), In the Good Old Summertime (1949), Duchess of Idaho (1950), Grounds for Marriage (1951) and Too Young to Kiss (1951).