A terrible actor with a famous name… I can’t imagine anyone hiring someone like that in this day and age.
What am I talking about? Of course they would get hired! (Not naming any names but I am sure that you, dear readers, can think of at least a few.)
Another barbed intertitle from John Ford’s adorable comedy, Upstream.
This long-lost John Ford film centers on a boarding house that is home to assorted stage actors, comedians and stuntmen. When one of their own gets asked to perform Hamlet in London, the boarding house gang is thrilled and sends him off joyously. But how will they react when success goes to his head?
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