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Mr. Clyde goes to Broadway (1940)

Andy Clyde (18921967) had one of the longest-running series at Columbia, second only to the Three Stooges.  Beginning in the 1920s and lasting for the next thirty years, Clyde was a favorite of movie fans. He was known for his “old man” character, sporting a walrus mustache and bifocals. He could make audiences laugh just by raising his eyebrows.  Later on in his career he starred as “California Carlson” a comedy sidekick to Hopalong Cassidy.    

In this two-reel comedy, Andy invests in a local production but when the actors abscond with the money, Andy and his wife assume their roles in the production.

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