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6 Day Bike Rider (1934)

Approved  |   |  Comedy  |  20 October 1934 (USA)
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To get his girl back, that has fallen for a biker, a worker and one of his friends enter a six day race.



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20 October 1934 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Der Schrecken der Rennbahn  »

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Joe E Brown liked to use a different catch phrase for many of his movies. In '6 Day Bike Rider' he used: "Yaaka Hula Hickey Doo, and away we go!" See more »


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Silly Fun from Joe E. Brown
19 June 2004 | by (Miami, FL) – See all my reviews

Hysterical Joe E. Brown plays a nearsighted buffoon in a series of pratfalls, sight gags filled with goofy characters participating in improbable events that might leave you giggling at all the silliness.

Just a look at Joe E's silly mugging will make you smile.

This is the type of small-town/countrified fun we came to know and love with the "Ma and Pa Kettle" series of films and in the 60's with such fare as the "Beverly Hillbillies", "Green Acres" and "Petticoat Junction".

The difference here is that the humor is clean, innocent, charming...and old-fashioned. Which is just "hunky-dory" with me!

Joe E. Brown's type of humor here may appear dated to some, but is has a place in the history of film comedy in reflecting the sober type of fun which has sadly fallen completely by the wayside in recent years.

It's not a classic...but worth a look for all its screwball moments.

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