Big Business

Overview

Not a remake of the classic Laurel and Hardy 2-reel silent of the same name, Big Business was an early entry in 20th Century-Fox's Jones Family series. Mr. Jones Jed Prouty invests his life savings in an oil business, at the behest of football star Allan Lane. Neither Jones nor Lane are aware that the oil stock is worthless, and that their money has ended up in the pockets of racketeers. Awareness dawns when the oil wells yield only muddy water. Jones' oldest son Kenny Howell comes to the rescue of the hapless ...
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Overview

Not a remake of the classic Laurel and Hardy 2-reel silent of the same name, Big Business was an early entry in 20th Century-Fox's Jones Family series. Mr. Jones Jed Prouty invests his life savings in an oil business, at the behest of football star Allan Lane. Neither Jones nor Lane are aware that the oil stock is worthless, and that their money has ended up in the pockets of racketeers. Awareness dawns when the oil wells yield only muddy water. Jones' oldest son Kenny Howell comes to the rescue of the hapless investors, while Mrs. Jones Spring Byington dispenses the "I told you so"s.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/16/2012
  • UPC: 024543848745
  • Original Release: 1937
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  • Source: Fox Mod
  • Presentation: B&W / Pan & Scan
  • Time: 1:01:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 62,021

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jed Prouty John Jones
Shirley Deane Bonnie Jones
Spring Byington Mrs. John Jones
Russell Gleason Herbert Thompson
Ken Howell Jack Jones
George Ernest Roger Jones
June Carlson Lucy Jones
Florence Roberts Granny Jones
Billy Mahan Bobby Jones
Marjorie Weaver Vickey
Frank Conroy Leland Whitney
Wallis Clark Mr. Rodney
Allan Lane Ted Hewett
Technical Credits
Frank Strayer Director
Alfred de Gaetano Editor
Robert Ellis Screenwriter
Robert Ellis Screenwriter
Ron Ferguson Original Story
Max H. Golden Producer
Chester Gore Art Director
Samuel Kaylin Musical Direction/Supervision
Helen Logan Screenwriter
Edward J. Snyder Cinematographer
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