Passed | | Comedy, Romance
An uptight IRS agent is ordered to investigate a rural family in debt to the government...but the family - including lovely daughter Mariette - help him loosen up.
This was Paul Douglas' last film. He died in 1959 of a heart attack, the same year it was made. He was born in 1907, making him 52 when he made this film. He had been offered a starring role in Billy Wilder's 1960 comedy, The Apartment, but the role was given to Fred MacMurray after Paul Douglas passed away.
What was that?
Wendell Burnshaw: My pig! Perfectly normal pig, until the Larkin's got ahold of him. Now, he's a nervous wreck!
Oliver Kelsey: What have they done to him?
Wendell Burnshaw: Corrupted him. Turned him into a howling sex maniac. If they can do it to my pig, they can do it your birddog.
A large percentage of the spoken audio in the outdoor scenes has a distinct echo, indicating it was recorded in a studio booth and dubbed in later.
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