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Strike Me Pink (1936)

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

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Joyce Lennox
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Claribel Higg
Harry Parke ...
Parkyakarkus (as Parkyakarkus)
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Mr. Copple
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Themselves
Helen Lowell ...
Hattie 'Ma' Carson (as Helene Lowell)
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Butch Carson
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Vance
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Mr. Thrust (as Jack LaRue)
Sunnie O'Dea ...
Sunnie
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Mademoiselle Fifi (as Rita Rio)
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Killer
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Chorley Lennox (as Sidney H. Fields)
Don Brodie ...
Mr. Marsh
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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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Comedy | Musical

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Passed | See all certifications »
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24 January 1936 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

As Mil Mentiras  »

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(Western Electric Wide Range Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The Goldwyn Girls are credited in the first set of credits but not in the second set. The IMDb ordering uses the first set of credits and fills in the rest with the second set. See more »

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Referenced in Yellow Submarine (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Dance of the Hours
(1876) (uncredited)
From the opera "La Gioconda"
Music by Amilcare Ponchielli
Danced by Edward Brophy
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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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