The Live Wire (1937)

Genres - Comedy, Crime  |   Run Time - 69 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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In this British comedy, a Yankee con artist hides out in England. Trouble ensues when he follows a pretty girl into a office building and encounters the company president just before he commits suicide. He then learns that the distraught executive has been involved in embezzling scheme. The con man then talks the frazzled fellow into taking a six-month leave and allowing him to run the company. He then begins fixing the books to the company is saved.

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America, bankruptcy, book, Britain, building, business, con/scam, executive, finances, hidden, hideout, juggling, office, President, pursuit, rescue, scheme, suicide