Pirdy is accident prone. He has been denied insurance from every company in town because he is always getting hit or hurt in some way. On the day that he meets the lovely Ellen of the Yellow Cab Co., he also meets the crooked lawyer named Creavy. Pirdy is an inventor and when Creavy learns about elastic-glass, his new invention, he makes plans to steal the process. With the help of another con man named Doksteader, and the boys, he will steal this million dollar invention no matter who gets hurt.

  1. Devery Freeman

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Jack Donohue


  3. Albert Beich


Top Billed Cast

  1. Red Skelton

    Red Skelton

    Augustus 'Red' Pirdy

  2. Gloria DeHaven

    Gloria DeHaven

    Ellen Goodrich

  3. Walter Slezak

    Walter Slezak

    Dr. Byron Dokstedder

  4. Edward Arnold

    Edward Arnold

    Martin Creavy

  5. James Gleason

    James Gleason

    Mickey Corkins

Full Cast & Crew

The Yellow Cab Man
The Yellow Cab Man


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Status Released

Release Information

  • April 7, 1950


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 25m

Budget -

Revenue -

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