Advertisement, Examiner, 10 November 1939, p.9
form y Come up Smiling single work   film/TV   humour  
Alternative title: Ants in His Pants
Issue Details: First known date: 1939 1939
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Abstract

Barney O'Hara runs a sideshow act in a touring carnival with Pat, his daughter, and Horace Worthington Howard, an ex-Shakespearean actor. The act struggles to make money, and Pat's voice is one of the main attractions.

When Pat's voice fails her at a party held by Colonel Cameron and his daughter Eve, to which she has been invited as a performer, a specialist tells Barney an expensive operation is necessary.

With few options for raising the money, Barney agrees to fight a boxer called 'The Killer', a fight for which he is trained by dancer Kitty Katkin. On fight day, ants are slipped into Barney's shorts, and he defeats the Killer, winning the money that will pay for Pat's operation.

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Works about this Work

Evie Hayes in Ants in His Pants (William Freshman, 1939) Lesley Speed , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Senses of Cinema , September no. 64 2012;

— Review of Come up Smiling William Freshman Ken G. Hall 1939 single work film/TV
Evie Hayes in Ants in His Pants (William Freshman, 1939) Lesley Speed , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Senses of Cinema , September no. 64 2012;

— Review of Come up Smiling William Freshman Ken G. Hall 1939 single work film/TV
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