What could have been a great short film revolving around a central character who, for some unexplained reason, thinks he's living in the 1920s, is stretched into 80 minutes of nerve-jangling crazy comedy. Johnny Twennies (Gibson Frazier) is a penny-a-line
newspaperman for NYC's foundering Sun-Telegram
who refuses to acknowledge that it's no longer the Jazz Age: He wears a collar and spats, types his Walter Winchell-esque column "What's the Scoop?" on an old upright and uses words like "moxie" and "swell." Johnny prowls the town with an ear
to the ground for hot tips, but Johnny's editor is gunning for a real
scoop to boost circulation. Johnny, meanwhi...