Haas produced, directed, and wrote this grade-Z picture, also starring here as an aging European film director who sets out to prove that the inhabitants of a sleazy boarding house are a likable lot. He pretends to make a film about them but has no film in the camera; the cast, however, is
not clued in on his deception. A studio head soon hears of his plans and finances him to actually complete the project. (In real life Haas had seen the last of his studio-backed cash flow.) This movie is somewhat interesting mainly for the fine veteran cast that stars in Haas's
movie-within-a-movie (titled "The Chosen and the Condemned"), including Griffith, Hamilton, Gilbert, Se...