Cinema: New Picture, Jul. 26, 1943

HI Diddle Diddle (United Artists). Cinemaddicts who may have gambled away $50,000 at cards will learn from this rampageous farce that the way to make good their losses is to fix a roulette wheel and break the bank for $228,000. Luckless loser in Hi Diddle Diddle is birdbrained Mrs. Prescott (Billie Burke) who claims she has disposed of the family fortune just as her daughter Janie (Martha Scott) is about to marry a sailor, Sonny Phyffe (Dennis O'Keefe). Father Phyffe (Adolphe Menjou) is the raffish Samaritan deputed to recoup Mrs. Prescott's family...

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