The Mysterious Mr. Davis (1940)

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  • My Partner Mr Davis Alternative


Milton, a crooked company promoter requires a scapegoat for a scam being planned, and offers a job to his out-of-work neighbour, Julien Roscoe. To avoid an immediate acceptance, Roscoe invents a fictitious partner whom he must consult first, believing, as he does, that no one can advance in business without having a partner. When certain dud shares held by Roscoe unexpectedly rise, the astuteness of the fictitious partner arouses the admiration of financier Samuel Goldenburg, a partner in the crooked scheme with Milton.

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