Another double feature from Amos and Andy.
First Show: Madam Queen Gets Engaged. 02-22-1933. Andy tells Amos and Kingfish about his conversation he had earlier with Madam Queen. The Efficiency Expert from the OK Hotel stops in to talk with Kingfish about lodge hall business, an idea to raise some funds. At the end, Andy thinks that Madam Queen is telling stories about being engaged just to make him jealous.
Second show: Windfall. 01-28-1944. Features Ethyl Waters. A couple of gents talk to each other as they ride in a cab. One of them has lost a $1000 bill. Wow, in 1944 that was a lot of cash, and even today it’s a chunk of change to worry over it’s loss. Must be nice to have those kind of bucks to burn.
The man in the cab justs laughs it off, wishing he could se the expression of the one who finds it. When it flutters across Andy’s path, he first thinks it is just theatrical play money. Though Kingfish tries to talk him out of it, Andy tries to do the right thing, and runs adds to find the owner of the large bill. There’s no takers, so Andy dreams of how he will spend his windfall.
Andy enjoys the high life, vallets, fancy clothes, night life, and all the extravagances he thinks of. Andy even gets a date with Ethyl Waters. It doesn’t take long though for him to discover how long, or short, the cash can run through his fingers.
Ernie Whitman appears as the high class restaurant waiter. Ethyl sings a chorus of, Cabin in the Sky. After the wild night, Andy spends the rest of his cash to repair the cab for his best friend, Amos.
The scene cuts back to the inside of the cab and the two men who lost the bill. Guess who’s cab it is. The man is all set to learn the outcome of his missing money when all of a sudden… Well, just listen.