The story tells of Jimmy Shannon (Buster Keaton ), a financial broker who's nearly bankrupt...Keaton gets lucky in being left a fortune by a rich relative. Our nearly bankrupt financial wizards want Uncle Sam to play the part of the rich relative.
I think this one is cute.
Youtube has it online in 6 sections. part 1:
part 2, part 3, part 4, part 5, part 6
The New York Times reviews it, as does DVDTalk. Neither of those 2 reviews is particularly positive. Salon.com compares it favorably to the 2000 remake. Filmsquish likes it.