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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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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

Featured in The Crazy World of Laurel and Hardy (1966) 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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Classic 1930's Comedy
8 October 2003 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Ollie is getting ready to Marry the daughter of Oil Magnate Mr Cucumber (Laurel-Hardy regular James Finalyson), When Stan brings over a 200 piece Jigsaw puzzle in which everybody becomes sucked in to play with it,as well as Ollie and Stan there's The Policeman,Telegram messenger and the Cab Driver, Mr Cucumber and his daughter wait impatiently in the Church until he decides to drive over to ollie's house to see what's up, when a Jigsaw piece goes missing and the guys become paranoid about who has taken it resulting in a full scale slapstick fight,So policemen thinking it's a riot become involved and arrest everybody except Stan & Ollie who are hiding in a Sofa and up a chimney, So yet another of Ollie romances ends in disaster

Wonderfully made, funny short comedy with the best comic actors who ever lived

9/10


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