Hurry, Charlie, Hurry (1941)

Genres - Comedy, Romance  |   Run Time - 65 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this comedy, the marital conflicts between a meek banker and his nagging wife are chronicled. First they fight over their daughter's future. His snooty, domineering wife wants her to marry a wealthy man, but he, realizing that she really loves the humble delivery boy for the bakery encourages he to follow her heart. Meanwhile, the wife tries to browbeat her husband into attending a posh mountain resort with her. He weasels out by claiming that he must journey to Washington to meet with the vice president. He does not mention that it is Washington, Oklahoma where he plans to do a little fishing. Upon his return he is shocked to discover that the whole town, believing that he has really important political connections, has come out to welcome him home. Not wanting to lose his credibility, the banker uses a variety of convoluted techniques to maintain the illusion until the real Vice President appears and helps him out.

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family, marriage, President, trip, wife