The Cat's-Paw
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The Cat's-Paw
Harold Lloyd plays Ezekial Cobb, a missionary's son who has spent his entire life in China. Cobb is sent to his father's home church in California, where it is hoped he will find a wife. A true babe in the woods, Cobb is befriended by politician Jake Mayo (George Barbier). Mayo is a cog in a crooked political machine whose bosses plan to set up a "reform" candidate for mayor, so that they can continue their underhanded activities unmolested. The candidate drops dead, so Mayo sets up the innocent Cobb as the mayor-to-be--a "cat's paw" to deflect attention from… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Though one of Lloyd's weaker comedies, it's still striking as a curio."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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