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Trapped by Television(1936)

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Television inventor Fred Dennis needs money to complete his device and gets a job as a bill collector through the assistance of Rocky O'Neil, a tough collection agent who is fascinated by Fred's invention. When Fred tries to collect from Barbara "Bobby" Blake, she sees in him an opportunity to make a quick buck by promoting his television and gets $200 from Curtis, president of the Paragon Broadcasting Company. Curtis' every attempt to get television broadcasting rights has been prevented by his general manager, Standish, who is plotting to overtake the organization. Having become fond of Fred, Bobby uses Curtis's money to invest in Fred's television, and he attempts a demonstration of the unit at Paragon. Standish sabotages the television, however, and plans to promote his own television. Bobby pawns her fur coat and uses the money to help Fred repair his television. She then outsmarts Standish with the help of her friend Mae and arranges for a second demonstration of Fred's invention at Paragon. Standish brings some thugs to Fred's house and starts beating up and him and Bobby, but Bobby turns on the television and the brawl is transmitted to Paragon. Paragon officials send police to Fred's house, and Standish and his men are arrested. Paragon purchases Fred's television and he and Bobby are united, as are Mae and Rocky.