Series: Charley Chase

Director: Leo McCarey
Producer: Hal Roach
Titles: H.M. Walker

Stars: Charley Chase, Beth Darlington
Company: Pathé Exchange
Released: 07 December 1924
Length: 1 reel
Production No.: D-74
Filming dates: September 19-25, 1924
Rating: -/10

The Poor Fish

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Charley and his wife (Beth Darlington) have moved in with her mother, but are having problems with their respective work so agree to switch roles for a week. Charley will stay at home and do the housework, whilst she will replace him at his office job. The film focuses on Charley at home and the assortment of callers who continue to disrupt his attempts to do the housework.


Copyrighted December 3, 1924.
The dog's name is Janice.

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