Baxter Kellogg, a former star, is attempting a comeback but loses his luck charm at a party. Stu is hired to locate it but finds instead a secretive wife, a resentful nephew, an unemployed starlet plus a blackmailer who meets misfortune.
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The title, "Open and Close in One," is a show business term referring to a show or act that is so bad it closes after opening night. Its use here is more sinister, implying that Kellogg might die if he goes on with his performance. See more
You want a bird dog.
That's the idea. She has a friend, Joey Kellogg. I'd like you to get acquainted with both of them.
All right. I'll come on like man's best friend.
You'll have to work fast.
I always do. dad.
I've Told Ev'ry Little Star
Music by Jerome Kern
Played by The Frankie Ortega Trio
in background at Dino's See more