A Fool's Advice (1932)

Director
Ralph Ceder

Main cast
Frank Fay; Nat Pendleton; Edward J. Nugent; Ruth Hall; Berton Churchill

Genres
Comedy

Description
An elevator operator invents a machine that he believes can help to defeat a corrupt politician in the city's upcoming mayoral election.


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