In 1937 Joe E. Brown left Warner Bros. to work with independent producer David Loew on what the two hoped would be a successful string of movie comedies. Though the venture never reached the level they hoped for, this first effort is amusing. The film opens with an animated piece showing
the influence of the moon over the planets. We then meet Brown, an amiable sort who's working his way through astrology school as a boxer. Eventually his talents take him to a carnival midway, where he's hired as a fortune teller. Minor Watson is a gambler who decides having an astrologer around
could be a handy thing. He hires Brown, telling the stargazer to start picking winning ...