I Promise To Pay

  • 1937
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Crime

This true Depression-era tearjerker finds Morris wanting to take his wife and children on a vacation--cost $50. But he only earns $27.50 a week at his office job and has nothing left over to feed the family's wanderlust. So he goes to a loan shark and obtains the money, at an interest rate of 1,000 percent. When he cannot make the payments, thugs go after...read more

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This true Depression-era tearjerker finds Morris wanting to take his wife and children on a vacation--cost $50. But he only earns $27.50 a week at his office job and has nothing left over to feed the family's wanderlust. So he goes to a loan shark and obtains the money, at an interest

rate of 1,000 percent. When he cannot make the payments, thugs go after him and beat him limp. A grand jury hearing finally saves the day.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: This true Depression-era tearjerker finds Morris wanting to take his wife and children on a vacation--cost $50. But he only earns $27.50 a week at his office job and has nothing left over to feed the family's wanderlust. So he goes to a loan shark and obta… (more)

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