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Going Bye-Bye! (1934)

Passed | | Short, Comedy | 23 June 1934 (USA)
Stan and Ollie give evidence which convicts vicious gangster Butch. They plan to leave town and advertise for a traveling companion to share expenses. Butch's girl replies to the advert and... See full summary »

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Stan and Ollie give evidence which convicts vicious gangster Butch. They plan to leave town and advertise for a traveling companion to share expenses. Butch's girl replies to the advert and the boys come to collect her. Butch meanwhile has escaped and when the boys finally succeed in freeing him from a trunk he exacts a terrible revenge. Written by Stephen Harrison <stephen@telos.demon.co.uk>

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The trunk is set on fire and flips around in the air, then lands upside down. But in the very next shot, it is shown right-side up. See more »

Quotes

Stan: What did I do?
Ollie: Well, Everything would alright if you didn't say "Aren't you going to hang him?"
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Referenced in The Bullfighters (1945) See more »

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Ku-Ku
(1928) (uncredited)
Written by Marvin Hatley
Played during the opening credits
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Heading Out Of Town With Mr. Laurel & Mr. Hardy
8 April 2000 | by (Forest Ranch, CA) – See all my reviews

A LAUREL & HARDY Comedy Short.

Stan & Ollie are GOING BYE-BYE! Butch, a notoriously violent criminal has threatened them with great bodily harm for squealing on him. Wanting to get out of town fast, and not aware that Butch has escaped the police, the Boys arrange to travel with a shady lady to share expenses. Naturally, she turns out to be Butch's girlfriend and the hilarity begins when they all show up at her apartment...

A very funny little film - the slapstick `trunk sequence' is wonderful. That's Mae Busch as the girlfriend and Walter Long as Butch.


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