Alex the Great (1928)

Genres - Comedy  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Richard "Skeets" Gallager, a breezy ex-vaudevillian who enjoyed a brief movie career on both sides of the Talkie Revolution, plays the title role in Alex the Great. Alex is a none too bright Vermont boy who heads to the Big City to seek his fortune. By guess and by gosh, Alex wins both a well-paying job and leading lady Patricia Avery thus confounding the local yokels who'd previously poked fun at him. Alex the Great was adapted by director Dudley Murphy from a novel by H.C. Witwer. As for Skeets Gallagher, his contract was sold by FBO (later RKO) to the more presitigious Paramount Pictures one year after this film hit the screens.



city, employment, fortune [wealth], love, romance, traveling, winner