Cheerful Fraud
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Cheerful Fraud
Silent film comedian Reginald Denny's regular leading lady Laura La Plante had gone on to bigger things at Universal in 1927, thus Denny was co-starred with Gertrude Olmstead in A Cheerful Fraud. Denny plays a wealthy young man whose one true love (Olmstead) chooses to keep her distance. To get closer to the girl, Denny takes a job as her family's butler. Complications ensue when Denny is forced to be in two places at once without exposing his harmless deception. Like most of Denny's Universal vehicles, A Cheerful Fraud brought home the box-office bacon, enabling the studio to… More