Local Boy Makes Good

  • 1931
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy

This silly but tolerable comedy gave Joe E. Brown a chance to do his thing as a sheepish florist who writes a letter to the girl of his dreams (Dorothy Lee) without any intention of mailing it. When one of his pals actually posts the note, the florist has to find a way to become the collegiate track star he claimed to be in his missive, and tries to make...read more

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This silly but tolerable comedy gave Joe E. Brown a chance to do his thing as a sheepish florist who writes a letter to the girl of his dreams (Dorothy Lee) without any intention of mailing it. When one of his pals actually posts the note, the florist has to find a way to become the

collegiate track star he claimed to be in his missive, and tries to make the team as javelin thrower--nearly impaling the coach, who chases him around the track in record time.

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  • Review: This silly but tolerable comedy gave Joe E. Brown a chance to do his thing as a sheepish florist who writes a letter to the girl of his dreams (Dorothy Lee) without any intention of mailing it. When one of his pals actually posts the note, the florist has… (more)

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