United States USA Date:1949, March 7 Duration:2 min 2 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A policeman talks to a man while writing a ticket that turns out to be an entry in a pyramid scheme. A man receives a pyramid scheme chart and calls on the telephone. A man tries to convince another man to get involved in the pyramid racket. Another man tries to convince a woman to join the pyramid scheme and she goes to the ladies room to escape him. People involved in the pyramid scheme gather in a house. A sucker waits next to multiple phones while rubbing his hands together greedily in anticipation of winning a lot of money. Many people talking on the telephone all at once to others involved in the pyramid scheme. A woman telephone operator busily handling many calls at the switchboard. The sucker smokes a cigarette while waiting for one of his many phones to ring. View of downtown Los Angeles. Close up of feet walking up steps. Participants in pyramid scheme give money to woman who drops it in a basket. Bushel basket full of money. Sucker crosses his eyes and looks at the camera after realizing that he will not win money.
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