The Wild Man of Borneo (1941)

Genres - Comedy Drama  |   Release Date - Jan 24, 1941 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 78 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this comedy drama, a medicine show con-man pretends to be a wealthy man to impress his long-lost daughter who is slated to inherit a vast fortune. Unfortunately, she turns out to be someone else's daughter. Later he finds his own and discovers that she has less money than he does. They decide to continue the con together and head for New York. There, they stay in a boarding house for theatrical performers. When their ruse is discovered, mayhem ensues. Fortunately, by the end of the film, the two fakers encounter better luck.

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barker, boarding-house, charade, con/scam, daughter, deception, forgotten, fortune [wealth], fraud, generation-gap, inheritance, masquerade, medicine-show, mistake, neglect, plans, poverty, pretense, sideshow, wealth, man