Member Mike Newman reports that the per our discussion at the July meeting of The Den(ver) of the Secret Nine, that TCM will be showing Ruggles of Red Gap at 6 p.m. MDT on Sunday, Aug. 4.
The movie, starring Charles Laughton, is based on Harry Leon Wilson’s 1915 novel and features an English butler who ends up in Red Gap, Wash. I believe we were discussing whether Ruggles had any influence of the creation of Jeeves.
You can buy the movie at YouTube for $2.99. Here’s the trailer:
And here’s the scene where Ruggles quotes the Gettysburg Address: