A very amusing picture that could have been a comedy classic if more attention had been given to the script. Aherne is the great David Garrick, a renowned 18th century British actor who is finishing a stint at the Drury Lane Theater in London when he tells the crowd that he is about to
work at Paris' Comedie Francaise as a guest artist. Some in the crowd don't appreciate the fact that he will be going off to the "City of Light," and he remarks facetiously that he might be able to teach the French actors a thing or two. When the people at the Comedie Francaise hear about that
comment, they decide to play a prank on him. The idea is to embarrass Garrick. They take ov...