Watch The Inspector General (1949) starring Danny Kaye, Walter Slezak, Barbara Bates, Elsa Lanchester, Gene Lockhart, Alan Hale, Walter Catlett directed by Henry Koster Movie Review

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Innocent Georgi (Danny Kaye - The Five Pennies) finds himself penniless and hungry having spoiled the scam which Yakov (Walter Slezak) ran with his travelling medicine show. But that all changes when he stumbles into a town who are in a state of panic over a surprise visit from one of the Emperor's top men. Unsure of what this top official look like they mistake Georgi for him thinking he has arrived in disguise and set about bending over backwards to make Georgi as happy as possible especially as the town's Mayor and his council of family members are all on the fiddle. But when Yakov shows up and sees what is happening decides to try and capitalize on Georgi's mistaken identity leading to The Mayor and his men trying to having him killed before their corrupt ways are discovered. ... Read Review