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Beans sneaks in to a Hollywood movie studio lot, where he gets into a heap of trouble.

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Uncredited cast:
Tommy Bond ...
Beans (voice) (uncredited)
Bernice Hansen ...
Little Kitty (voice) (uncredited)
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W.C.Fields enters the Warmer Bros. Studio. Beans tries to drive in, but the guard throws him and his car against a tree. Charlie Chaplin drives in, followed by Oliver Hardy on foot - but we see that it's really Beans in disguise. Oliver Owl is directing a picture; Beans sneaks onto the stage. He's watching from a catwalk when someone knocks him off, into the middle of the scene. Beans is thrown off the set, right into the set of a Frankenstein movie. He accidentally brings the robotic monster to life, and it crashes into the original studio, eating the camera. Beans tries to stop the monster, but is sent flying. He lands against a wind machine. which chops up the monster. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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19 October 1935 (USA)  »

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Hollywoodin uusi tulokas  »

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Beans: Beans is the name. One of the Boston Beans.
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Referenced in You Ought to Be in Pictures (1940) See more »

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Sweet Flossie Farmer
Music by Allie Wrubel
Lyrics by Mort Dixon
Sung first by Kitty, then by Bartenders
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Good Short from Warner
20 October 2009 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Hollywood Capers (1935)

*** (out of 4)

Warner animation has Beans trying to sneak into their studio but he keeps getting kick out until he decides to dress as Oliver Hardy. Once inside he can't stay out of trouble when he accidentally brings to life Frankenstein's monster. This Looney Tunes short manages to be quite funny from start to finish and the nice pace makes it one of the better shorts I've seen from Beans. His character certainly isn't the greatest thing the company ever made but he has enough innocent charm to make you care for him. The monster here looks pretty good and that includes that square head and it's good to see what those bolts in the side of his neck are really used for. One of the best scenes in the movie has the monster coming towards the camera and screaming right before eating it. The way the animation has this play out is very well done and it's clearly the highlight.


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