One Hysterical Night (1930)

Genres - Comedy  |   Run Time - 75 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this comedy, a young man slated to inherit a big fortune is conned into dressing up as Napoleon by his aunt and uncle who tell him he is to attend a costume ball. Instead, they take him to an asylum and have him committed. Fortunately, he, a nurse, and several inmates manage to escape and return to his home where he manages to get rid of his troublesome relatives.

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institution, mental-institution, asylum [mental hospital], aunt, ball [dance], captive, captor, costume, delusion, doctor/nurse, dress, driver, escape, fortune [wealth], greed, home, inheritance, inmate, masquerade, relative, release, return, suffering, uncle