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The Butter and Egg Man

Directed by Richard Wallace
1927    70m
Peter Jones is a young man who arrives on Broadway from Chillicothe, Ohio, hoping to invest $20,000 in a play and turn a profit sufficient to buy a local hotel back home. He is conned by Joe Lehman and Jack McClure into backing their play with a 49-percent stake. The play opens out-of-town in Syracuse and bombs. Lehman and McClure want out, and Jones buys them out
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Cast of The Butter and Egg Man
  • Jack MulhallPeter Jones
  • Greta NissenMary Martin
  • Sam HardyJoe Lehman
  • William DemarestJack McLure
  • Gertrude AstorFanny Lehman

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