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The Bohemian Girl (1936)

Passed  -  Comedy | Musical  -  14 February 1936 (USA)
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A band of Gypsies are camped outside the walls of Count Arnheim's palace. Oliver's wife kidnaps the Count's daughter Arline, then leaves the child and runs off with her lover, Devilshoof. ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Devilshoof
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Arline as a Child
Julie Bishop ...
Arline as an Adult (as Jacqueline Wells)
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William P. Carleton ...
Count Arnheim
James Finlayson ...
Captain Finn
Zeffie Tilbury ...
Gypsy Queen
Mitchell Lewis ...
Salinas
Felix Knight ...
Gypsy Singer
Yogi ...
'Yogi' - the Myna Talking Bird
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Storyline

A band of Gypsies are camped outside the walls of Count Arnheim's palace. Oliver's wife kidnaps the Count's daughter Arline, then leaves the child and runs off with her lover, Devilshoof. Not knowing her true identity, Oliver, with the help of "Uncle" Stanley, raises the girl as his own. Years later, Arline, still unaware of her noble birth, is caught trespassing on the Count's grounds and is thrown into the dungeon. Meanwhile, Stanley and Oliver pass the time playing "fingers" and bumblingly ply their trade picking pockets. Finally, just when Oliver needs his help to rescue Arline, Stanley gets drunk while siphoning wine into bottles. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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90 Mad-Merry Musical Moments!

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Comedy | Musical

Certificate:

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Release Date:

14 February 1936 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La bohémienne  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

If you look closely, you can spot Laughing Gravy sleeping in the snowy cart with Stan and Ollie. See more »

Quotes

Stanley: I can gyp that gypsy any time.
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Connections

Version of The Bohemian Girl (1927) See more »

Soundtracks

I Dreamt I Dwelled in Marble Halls
(1844) (uncredited)
from opera "The Bohemian Girl"
Music by Michael William Balfe
Libretto by Alfred Bunn
Sung by Julie Bishop (dubbed by Rosina Lawrence)
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Definitely not their worst film
26 December 2001 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

I disagree that this is the worst Laurel & Hardy film, but it is not their best either. The plot is simple and tedious with uninspired music, but the moments with Stan & Ollie still sparkle with crisp routines and character relationships. Stan's magic tricks are a real delight and Ollie's conflict with Mae Busch are classic. If you want the worst - check out "Utopia" - that's sadness personified.


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