The Sap Takes A Wrap  
 
10 March 1939
Columbia Pictures
sound short
2-reels

 

Director: Del Lord  Associate producers: Charley Chase, Hugh McCollum  Screenplay: Charley Chase
Story: Art Giebler, Elwood Ullman 
Cinematography: Benjamin H. Kline  Editor: Arthur Seid

AVAILABLE ON DVD

IMAGE COMING SOON 'Mother' (Ethel Clayton) reads a newspaper article about Charley's engagement to her daughter, but she isn't impressed.  When Charley finds out about the paper he threatens to sue the writer (John Tyrrell) for publishing an untrue story before kicking him out of his office.

REVIEW COMPLETE TO 2 MINUTES

X IMAGE COMING SOON

  Favourite bit
Undecided.

Facts

Did you notice?
•The opening scene features a newspaper article with the heading Manhattan Monkey Business.  This was the title of a 1935 short starring Charley Chase.
The name on the office door reads "Chas Chase".

Charley Chase
Charley Chase,
Attorney at law
Gloria Blondell
Louise Wallace
Ethel Clayton
Mrs. Wallace
Beatrice Curtis
Miss Hill
Marjorie Deanne
Hat check girl
Beatrice Blinn
Miss Tucker (Charley's secretary)
Joseph Young
(a.k.a. Roger Moore)

Band member who hits Charley
Ed Brandenburg
Nightclub guest
Bud Jamison
Police sergeant
James Millican
Nightclub guest
Al Thompson
Nightclub guest
Bert Young
Nightclub guest
Cy Schindell
Wine steward
Gene Morgan
Sheriff
John Tyrrell
Matt Martini
William Irving
or
George Sorrell
Policeman #1
Charlie Phillips
Policeman #2
Harry Wilson
Mr. Wallace,
hat-check girl's boyfriend
George Cleveland
Mahoney
The Loring Sisters
The Astor Trio
   









Acknowledgements:
Smile When The Raindrops Fall by Brian Anthony & Andy Edmonds (book)
Richard Finegan (identification of Beatrice Curtis + stills + poster)
Brent Seguine (most of the cast screenshots)

This page was last updated on: 24 June 2015