The Day The Bookies Wept

  • 1939
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy

A silly but fun programmer starring Penner as the sap chosen out of a group of taxi drivers to purchase a race horse as their collective ticket to easy street. Penner buys a nag that runs like the wind when a few gallons of beer are poured into her. Penner proved that he could handle a lighter brand of comedy than the usual goofy slapstick roles he played,...read more

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A silly but fun programmer starring Penner as the sap chosen out of a group of taxi drivers to purchase a race horse as their collective ticket to easy street. Penner buys a nag that runs like the wind when a few gallons of beer are poured into her. Penner proved that he could handle a

lighter brand of comedy than the usual goofy slapstick roles he played, and Grable made an early appearance as his girl friend.

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  • Review: A silly but fun programmer starring Penner as the sap chosen out of a group of taxi drivers to purchase a race horse as their collective ticket to easy street. Penner buys a nag that runs like the wind when a few gallons of beer are poured into her. Penner… (more)

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