Well, if they don't want Eddie Farrell,
they can't have me.
Never mind the display of temperature!
But, listen, it's for your own good!
Ruth, it ain't us, it's the office. They
don't want him.
You don't understand. I couldn't break
world go 'round.
Oh, I know Eddie's no wonder but he's
young and he'll develop.
tries to sing.
while Jim takes a seat.
Please, Saul, listen. I can talk to you
as a friend. Let us lay off a couple of
months. I'm working with Eddie. I'll give
how to wear clothes.
Say, what's going on here?
Aw, he has the makings. I'll teach him
how to sell a song and all you have to do
is to book us into the Strand and have
Yeah, I know. And in Newark, you'll want
us to look at you in Trenton.
Yeah, and in Trenton, you'll want us to go
to Poughkeepsie. And in my condition --!
Say, Saul, with your drag up in that
office, you won't have any trouble stalling
them off a few months. Tell 'em -- aw, tell
'em my health's bad. Tell them anything.
A few months?!
A few months. What's the difference?
One Good Turn (1931)
Synopsis: One Good Turn is a 1931 American Pre-Code short comedy film starring Laurel and Hardy. Stan and Ollie are suffering during the Great Depression and begging for food. A friendly old lady provides them with some sandwiches. Enjoying their meal they hear that the old lady will be thrown out of her house because she is robbed and cannot pay her mortgage. They don't know that the old lady is rehearsing a play. Stan and Ollie decide to repay the old lady by selling their car. During the auction a drunken man (Billy Gilbert) puts a wallet in Stan's pocket. Ollie accuses Stan of having robbed the old lady but when they return to the old lady's place they hear the truth. Stan takes revenge on Ollie.