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An illiterate stooge in a traveling medicine show wanders into a strange town and is picked up on a vagrancy charge. The town's corrupt officials mistake him for the inspector general whom they think is traveling in disguise. Fearing he will discover they've been pocketing tax money, they make several bungled attempts to kill him.

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Directed by

Henry Koster

Written by

Harry Kurnitz (Screenplay)
Philip Rapp (Screenplay)
Nikolai Gogol (Theatre Play)

Runtime

101 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

A new comedy kayo from Warner Bros.

Cast

Keywords

escape corruption mayor medicine show snake oil

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