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1931 1h 11m Comedy Drama List
Reviews Disgusted with the influence of racketeer Jim Curango (John Miljan) in their small town, music teacher Ivy Higgins (Polly Moran) decides to run for mayor. After the death of a young woman, Myrtle (Karen Morley), Ivy discovers that the killer intended to murder Myrtle's boyfriend. Ivy then enlists Myrtle's mother, Hattie (Marie Dressler), in her cause. When Hattie proves a better speaker at rallies, Ivy realizes she should be the candidate instead -- but Curango means to challenge their plans. Read More Read Less
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Synopsis Disgusted with the influence of racketeer Jim Curango (John Miljan) in their small town, music teacher Ivy Higgins (Polly Moran) decides to run for mayor. After the death of a young woman, Myrtle (Karen Morley), Ivy discovers that the killer intended to murder Myrtle's boyfriend. Ivy then enlists Myrtle's mother, Hattie (Marie Dressler), in her cause. When Hattie proves a better speaker at rallies, Ivy realizes she should be the candidate instead -- but Curango means to challenge their plans.
Director
Charles Reisner
Production Co
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Genre
Comedy, Drama
Original Language
English
Release Date (DVD)
Jun 15, 2009
Runtime
1h 11m