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Nertsery Rhymes (1933)

 -  Short | Comedy | Musical  -  6 July 1933 (USA)
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A father and mother tell bedtime stories to their sons.

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Ted Healy ...
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Boys (as Howard) (as Fine and Howard)
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Boys (as Howard) (as Fine and Howard)
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Boys (as Howard) (as Fine and Howard)
Bonnie Bonnell ...
The Good Fairy (as Bonny)
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A father and mother tell bedtime stories to their sons.

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Nursery Rhymes  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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(2-strip Technicolor)

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Film debut of Curly Howard. See more »

Quotes

Larry: Little fly upon the track, a train came along and broke his back.
LarryCurlyMoe: Whoo whoo! Chugga chugga chugga chugga whoo whoo!
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Referenced in Stargate SG-1: Seth (1999) See more »

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A Girl and a Fan and a Fellow
From The March of Time (1930)
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Interesting Little Recycler
14 August 2001 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

MGM, ever thrifty, did something slightly unusual with this short. Mixed in between Ted Healy (as a top-hatted "daddy") and his Stooges (guess who?), not to mention a shapely fairy princess, we see two color segments recylced from earlier MGM films. One is the "Woman in the Shoe" number from "Lord Byron of Broadway," and another is a number entitled "A Girl, a Fan and a Fella," which is a number that was cut from either "The Hollywood Revue of 1929" or "March of Time." The first number fits in much better with the "bedtime story" theme, and features slick dancing, but the second number (which is actually shown first) has a quirky, Erte-like elegance about it that demands attention. MGM would do something similar later with "Roast Beef and Movies," with Curly Howard, but not to the same whacked charm-effect. Try it, and get an interesting idea of early Technicolor music.


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