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Strike Me Pink (1936)

Passed  -  Comedy | Musical  -  24 January 1936 (USA)
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Meek Eddie Pink becomes manager of an amusement park beset by mobsters.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Eddie Pink
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Joyce Lennox
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Claribel Higg
Harry Parke ...
Parkyakarkus (as Parkyakarkus)
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Mr. Copple
The Goldwyn Girls ...
Themselves
Helen Lowell ...
Hattie 'Ma' Carson (as Helene Lowell)
Gordon Jones ...
Butch Carson
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Vance
Jack La Rue ...
Mr. Thrust (as Jack LaRue)
Sunnie O'Dea ...
Sunnie
Dona Drake ...
Mademoiselle Fifi (as Rita Rio)
Edward Brophy ...
Killer
Sid Fields ...
Chorley Lennox (as Sidney H. Fields)
Don Brodie ...
Mr. Marsh
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Storyline

After helping a numbskull graduate college, a nebbish blunders into a job running an amusement park. There he wards off a variety of con artists and other miscreants while he pursues a nightclub singer. Written by Andrei Blok

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Genres:

Comedy | Musical

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

24 January 1936 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

As Mil Mentiras  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Wide Range Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The following writers were listed in news items and early production charts: William M. Conselman, Arthur Sheekman, Nat Perrin, Bayard Veiller, Edward Chodorov and 'Lawrence Riley (I)'. Their contribution to the film, if any, has not been determined. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Yellow Submarine (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Calabash Pipe
(1935) (uncredited)
Music by Harold Arlen
Lyrics by Lew Brown
Sung by Eddie Cantor and Ethel Merman and danced by chorus
Main theme played in the score often
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Great concluding chase
9 April 2006 | by (Roslyn, PA) – See all my reviews

I haven't seen the whole movie, but just happened upon the last 15 or 20 minutes on TCM. Most of this time was filled by a chase scene that was actually kind of exciting (though it strained credulity that Our Hero wasn't killed about 8 times) and often funny. I was often thinking, "How did they do that?" I don't know about the rest of the film, but his part was definitely worth seeing.

An interesting aspect of changing technology was that the object of the chase was to get/keep possession of a phonograph record, presumably the only copy of an important recorded conversation. It wouldn't have happened in the digital age!


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