The Big Brain

  • 1933
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy

Midget barber Stone makes it to easy street as a fake stock promoter only to be discovered by Wray, who turns him over to the cops. Holmes, the protagonist of AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY (1931), is wasted in this programmer. The story appears to be based upon Peter-to-Paul swindler Charles Ponzi, who gleaned millions from suckers before his simpleton scheme was...read more

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Midget barber Stone makes it to easy street as a fake stock promoter only to be discovered by Wray, who turns him over to the cops. Holmes, the protagonist of AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY (1931), is wasted in this programmer. The story appears to be based upon Peter-to-Paul swindler Charles Ponzi,

who gleaned millions from suckers before his simpleton scheme was exposed in 1920.

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  • Review: Midget barber Stone makes it to easy street as a fake stock promoter only to be discovered by Wray, who turns him over to the cops. Holmes, the protagonist of AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY (1931), is wasted in this programmer. The story appears to be based upon Pete… (more)

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