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You're Darn Tootin' (1928)

 -  Short | Comedy | Music  -  21 April 1928 (USA)
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Members of a municipal band, Stanley and Oliver seem to be always following someone else's lead, rather than that of the temperamental conductor. Soon they're out of a job, as well as their... See full summary »

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Stanley, clarinet player
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Wilson Benge ...
Musician
Chet Brandenburg ...
Manhole worker
Christian J. Frank ...
Policeman
Dick Gilbert ...
Boarder
Charlie Hall ...
Musician
William Irving ...
Musician
Ham Kinsey ...
Musician
Otto Lederer ...
Bandleader
Sam Lufkin ...
Man in restaurant
George Rowe ...
Pedestrian
Frank Saputo
Rolfe Sedan ...
Drunk
Agnes Steele ...
Landlady
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Members of a municipal band, Stanley and Oliver seem to be always following someone else's lead, rather than that of the temperamental conductor. Soon they're out of a job, as well as their lodgings when the landlady finds out they've been fired. The boys try their luck at being street musicians, but the tiffs they get into with each other soon spread to passersby in general, until the street is filled with men pulling each other's pants off. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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Musical short descends into chaos for grand finale
24 February 2005 | by See all my reviews

YOU'RE DARN TOOTIN'

Aspect ratio: 1.33:1

Sound format: Silent

(Black and white - Short film)

Fired from an orchestra for causing havoc, Stan 'n' Ollie become street musicians and spark a near-riot...

Directed by comedy star Edgar Kennedy (originally billed as 'E. Livingston Kennedy'), this silent L&H short builds toward a climactic set-piece in which a large crowd of people are drawn into their personal squabble, resulting in complete anarchy (see also HATS OFF and PERFECT DAY for a similar scenario), largely because Stan is unwilling to suffer Ollie's bullying behavior, a dynamic which figured heavily in many of their silent entries. An earlier sequence, in which they ruin an orchestral presentation in the local park, sending conductor Otto Lederer into an apoplectic rage, is staged and executed with note-perfect precision. Originally released in the UK as THE MUSIC BLASTERS.


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