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Hips, Hips, Hooray! (1934)

Passed  -  Comedy | Musical  -  2 February 1934 (USA)
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Complete credited cast:
Bert Wheeler ...
Andy
Robert Woolsey ...
Dr. Dudley
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Miss Frisby
Dorothy Lee ...
Daisy
George Meeker ...
Beauchamp
Phyllis Barry ...
Irene
James P. Burtis ...
Sweeney (as James Burtis)
Matt Briggs ...
Epstein
Spencer Charters ...
Clark
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2 February 1934 (USA)  »

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Hip! Hip! Hurrah!  »

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Trivia

Ruth Etting is given third billing in this film despite singing one song at the beginning of the film (comprising about 3 minutes of screen time). Etting filmed two numbers for the film, but only one survives in the prints. See more »

Goofs

During the "Keep On Doing What You're Doing" number Thelma Todd loses a button from her dress. See more »

Quotes

Miss Frisby: Two minds and a single thought.
Dr. Dudley: Yes, it's about all they can handle at one time.
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Soundtracks

Keep Romance Alive
(1933) (uncredited)
Music and Lyrics by Harry Ruby and Bert Kalmar
Sung by Ruth Etting
Danced by chorus girls twice
Danced by Bert Wheeler and Robert Woolsey
Played often in the score
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Lame Jokes Galore!
20 July 2004 | by (New Braunfels, Texas) – See all my reviews

Being a fan of comedians such as Laurel and Hardy, Marx Brothers, and various other comics from that era...I watched this film wanting to give Wheeler and Woolsey a chance to prove to me they belong among the aforementioned. I found their style of humor very dull, the jokes were lame and the accompanied antics similar to that seen from a hyperactive pre-teen. The storyline was somewhat inventive, and would have worked much better with a more talented duo. The sole reason to watch this film would be to see Thelma Todd, and Dorothy Lee. Perhaps I need to watch a couple more Wheeler and Woolsey films before I cast them aside, but I can almost bet the other offerings would be simply more of the same.


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