A drifter Dobbie and his wife Kit leave Australia in the 1880s for South African gold fields. Read More »
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An ordinary working class seamstress who is mistaken as a rich patron of the arts. Read More »
Monty Banks wants to be like his hero Charles Lindbergh, and will do anything to learn to fly a plane. Read More »
Heads We Go / The Charming Deceiver (1933) Monty Banks, Constance Cummings, Frank Lawton, Binnie Barnes, Comedy
Haughty Hollywood movie star Dorothy Kay (Constance Cummings) doesn’t know it, but she has an exact double, impoverished British lass Betty Smith (also Constance Cummings). As part of a scheme to wreak vengeance on snooty hotel clerk Otis Doves (Gus McNaughton), newspaper heir Toby Tyrrell (Frank Lawton) talks Betty into posing as Dorothy. The ruse works beautifully, until the inevitable happens and the real Dorothy shows up. Constance Cummings had already proven her skill with dual roles in Harold Lloyd’s Movie Crazy (1932), but she’s just wasting her talents in this tired quota quickie. Heads We Go was released in the U.S. as The Charming Deceiver.
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Bobby, secretary to a wealthy man, falls for his niece Mike and with the help of an ex-collegian friend will try to help her get her legal rights back by robbing his employer’s safe, in this vaudevillian British musical comedy.
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