“Two Weeks to Live” (1943), directed by Malcolm St. Clair and starring Chester Lauck and Norris Goff as the characters Abner and Lum, respectively. In the film, Abner is mistakenly diagnosed with a rare disease and given only two weeks to live. His partner Lum sees an opportunity to make money by staging a series of dangerous stunts featuring Abner, with the intention of cashing in on the publicity and media attention. However, as the two weeks draw to a close, they realize the error in their ways and the importance of valuing their friendship above money and fame. The film is a comedy and is part of the long-running “Lum and Abner” series.
Malcolm St. Clair
Michael L. Simmons, Roswell Rogers
Chester Lauck, Norris Goff, Franklin Pangborn