Carey Wilson narrates this MGM Miniature short in which an average office worker suffers all week-end because his boss, who had a bad case of indigestion, didn't speak to him when he came ...
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This short film provides a brief introduction to Bob Wills and the rise in popularity of his western swing music. Wills and His Texas Playboys perform a handful of songs in various set pieces, including their big hit "San Antonio Rose."
On New Year's Eve 1946, Sheila Page kills her husband Barney. She wishes that she could relive 1946 and avoid the mistakes that she made throughout the year. Her wish comes true but cheating fate proves more difficult than she anticipated.
This patriotic MGM short film, set in World War II has a factory owner who produces the breech block for a key piece of army artillery. The military wants to increase production by 50% but ... See full summary »
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This 1937 Vitaphone short was reissued in 1953 to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase. In 1803, American President Thomas Jefferson appointed James Monroe to ... See full summary »
Carey Wilson narrates this MGM Miniature short in which an average office worker suffers all week-end because his boss, who had a bad case of indigestion, didn't speak to him when he came to work on Friday and is convinced he is going to get fired.Written by
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When the narrator states that John Jones is "almost as contented as a certain famous brand of cows", the reference is to the Carnation company and it's long-running advertising line "Carnation Condensed Milk, the milk from contented cows". See more »
It's possible to see director Tourneur's sensitive approach to his work in this passable Metro short about industrial relations. It is however hard to belive that Mullhall's duties as office worker sustain his spacious scrubbed up studio art department replica of a family home.
This one holds attention quite well even without synchronised speech and film making is more assured than most of these program fillers.
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