Honesty is the best policy -- but it sure does make things lively for Dix when he gets mixed up in a bank robbery by mistake. There's plenty of laughs and fun in "Easy Come Easy Go" -- enough to make your sides ache with laughter.
Richard Dix was money in the bank for Paramount!
Released: April 21, 1928
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....Robert Parker, a firm believer in the theory that honesty is the best policy, loses his job and while searching for another position, gets his first glimpse of Babs Quayle, but she disappears before he is able to meet her.
....Parkers life is saved by Jim Bailey, veteren crook, and, in gratitude, Parker agrees to drive Bailey to the railroad station. Parker does not know that, in the bag carried by Bailey, is the $100,000 which Bailey has stolen from the bank which the girls father is president.
....The two men make the train by a narrow margin and, after pushing Bailey aboard, Parker is tossed on board after him by a couple of section hands. The girl and her father are also on the train, bound for a sanitarium for a rest.
.... Bailey attaches himself to the banker's party and Parker, who has learned of the stolen money, is forced to gp along, hoping to recover the money and return it.
.... Parker's attempts to return the money, the interference of Bailey and the refusal of the girl's father to believe his stories of the robbery, provide a long series of humorous situations. Parker finally effects the recovery of the money , wins the girl and Bailey makes his escape.
Richard Dix is left holding the bag in Easy Come Easy Go
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