About the film
The Good Fellows
Release Date: August 11, 1943
|Slogan||:||«Pop's lodge meetings almost break up Sis's romance!»|
|Writers||:||Herman J. Mankiewicz, Howard Snyder, George S. Kaufman, Hugh Wedlock Jr.|
The title of Grand Caesar in the Ancient Order of Noblest Romans of Wakefield, Indiana keeps Jim "Pop" Helton (Cecil Kellaway) so involved and distracted that he forgets to pay the family's bills, nearly makes a shambles of a real estate deal his oldest daughter, Ethel (Helen Walker)is working on,almost wrecks her romance with Captain Tom Drayson (James Brown), and gets involved in a game with a pool shark in an effort to raise the remaining $75 of the $6,750 needed (that they didn't have) by the Wakefield Lodge to host the national convention of the Noblest Romans.