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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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On Their Way Out  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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Goofs

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

Ollie: [Reading the ad Stan put in the paper] To whom it may concern. To whom it may concern?
Stan: That's so no one else will read it.
Ollie: Two young gentlemen...
Stan: That's us.
Ollie: I'll read it!
Stan: Alright, read it!
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Featured in The Crazy World of Laurel and Hardy (1966) See more »

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Ku-Ku
(1928) (uncredited)
Written by Marvin Hatley
Played during the opening credits
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Late, Great L & H Two Reeler
27 September 2003 | by (Durham, England) – See all my reviews

"Going Bye-Bye !" shows the screen's greatest comic double-act in brilliant form. It is in fact their last short comedy film classic - another five more two-reelers followed followed (though only one of these - "Them Thar Hills"

  • approaches the standard of this one). Long is at his fearsome best, and
the dialogue ("Excuse me, I have milk in my ear"), characterisations and slapstick are wonderful. This is up there with Stan and Ollie's best. A must.


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