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Me and My Pal (1933)

Passed  |   |  Short, Comedy  |  22 April 1933 (USA)
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It's the morning of Oliver's wedding to oil baron Peter Cucumber's daughter. While waiting for the taxi to take them to the ceremony, Oliver and his best man Stanley become absorbed in a ... See full summary »

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Peter Cucumber
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Bride
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Storyline

It's the morning of Oliver's wedding to oil baron Peter Cucumber's daughter. While waiting for the taxi to take them to the ceremony, Oliver and his best man Stanley become absorbed in a jigsaw puzzle, Stanley's wedding present. Eventually the taxi driver, the butler, a policeman and a messenger boy all get involved with the puzzle, while Cucumber fumes as he awaits the long-overdue groom. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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Short | Comedy

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22 April 1933 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dick & Doof als Mitgiftjäger  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The voice on the radio is performed by Frank Terry. He is also on screen playing Hives, Mr.Hardy's butler. See more »

Quotes

[learning that Mr. Cucumber is on the phone]
Oliver: [to Stanley] You take it. Tell him I left 10 minutes ago.
Stanley: [goes to phone where Mr. Cucumber is mad]
Peter Cucumber: Do you realize you're holding everything up? Where is Mr. Hardy?
Stanley: He's right here. And he told me to tell you that we left 10 minutes ago.
[hangs up]
Peter Cucumber: [makes his weird eye expression] Da-oh.
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Connections

Spoofs Me and My Gal (1932) See more »

Soundtracks

Bridal Chorus (Here Comes the Bride)
(1850) (uncredited)
from "Lohengrin"
Written by Richard Wagner
Played by the band at the wedding
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Me and My Pal
23 July 1999 | by (Marietta, OH) – See all my reviews

Ollie is in the midst of being married, which will then lead to a big promotion when Stanley brings over this puzzle. The puzzle occupies everybody's time, thus the cause for all the laughs in this fun short with the puzzle becoming an object that is revered by all who come in contact with it. Wonderful sequence with 6 people hovering over the puzzle at one time, like children. Needless to say, Ollie didn't get married, but the film did end with Stan finding the missing piece to the puzzle.


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