A visit to a Hollywood nightclub, featuring caricatures of, among others, Walter Winchell, Hugh Herbert, W.C. Fields, Katharine Hepburn, Ned Sparks, Johnny Weissmuller, Lupe Velez, John ... See full summary »

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What's the Matter with Father
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Music by Egbert Van Alstyne
Lyrics by Harry Williams
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This Wouldn't Be Made Today
8 June 2016 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

The CooCoo Nut Grove (1936)

*** (out of 4)

There's not too much story here but there are certainly a great number of site gags. What we have is a Warner animated short that takes place inside a night club where a variety of movie stars are hanging. If you showed this film to most people today they probably wouldn't know very many people but if you're a film buff then you'll certainly understand it a lot more as there are a number of screen stars on full display here. Oliver and Hardy, the Marx Brothers, Clark Gable, W.C. Fields, Charles Laughton, Joan Crawford, Katharine Hepburn, Edward G. Robinson, Gary Cooper, Wallace Beery, George Raft, John Barrymore and Johnny Weissmueller are just a few of the stars that we see here. You have to laugh at some of the characterizations on display but I must admit that I've always been amazed that the studios were willing to make fun of various stars. You've got Gable here with giant flapping ears. Hepburn is shown to have a horse's face. You get the idea. The film is actually a lot of fun and I'm sure film buffs will enjoy it.


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