$1000 a Minute (1935)

A down-on-his luck newspaperman finds himself the center of an experiment being conducted by two daffy millionaires–to see if someone can spend $1000 a minute, every minute, for 12 solid hours. If he can do it, he gets $10,000. If he can’t do it, he gets nothing.

Director: Aubrey Scotto.
Stars: Roger Pryor, Leila Hyams, Edward Brophy, Sterling Holloway, Edgar Kennedy, Purnell Pratt, Herman Bing, Arthur Hoyt, William Austin, Franklin Pangborn, George ‘Gabby’ Hayes, Morgan Wallace, Russell Hicks.

1936 Academy Awards – Nominated for an Oscar for Best Sound, Recording.


Many thanks to Steve for sending me a copy of this movie.

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