Early to Bed (1936)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Adventure Comedy, Crime Comedy  |   Run Time - 75 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In one of the best Charlie Ruggles-Mary Boland vehicles of the 1930s, Ruggles plays a mild mannered husband prone to sleepwalking. His nocturnal prowlings cause no end of embarrassment for his wife (Mary Boland), especially since Ruggles is a more aggressive personality when asleep. Eventually, Ruggles' midnight wandering gets him mixed up with gangsters. It looks bad for our stars, but Ruggles and Boland manage to wriggle out of the dilemma and into a happy ending. Early to Bed was scripted by versatile character actor Lucien Littlefield, who plays a small part in this film and had previously appeared with Ruggles and Boland in the memorable Ruggles of Red Gap (36).




husband, gangster, sleepwalking, name-clearing, sleep, wife, false-accusation, dilemma, help, humiliation, mild-mannered, robbery, killing