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All Over Town (1937)

Passed | | Comedy | 8 September 1937 (USA)
Two zanies try to stage a show in a theater that has a reputation for being being jinxed.

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(as James Horne)

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(screenplay), (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ole Olsen ...
Olsen
Chic Johnson ...
Johnson
Mary Howard ...
Joan Eldridge
Harry Stockwell ...
Don Fletcher
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The Costumer
James Finlayson ...
MacDougal
Eddie Kane ...
William Bailey
Stanley Fields ...
Slug
D'Arcy Corrigan ...
Davenport
Lew Kelly ...
Martin
John Sheehan ...
McKee
...
Barker
Gertrude Astor ...
Mamie
Blanche Payson ...
Mother Wilson, Landlady
Otto Hoffman ...
Peter Stuyvesant 'Pete' Phillips
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Two zanies try to stage a show in a theater that has a reputation for being being jinxed.

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Comedy

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8 September 1937 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Double Trouble  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Quotes

MacDougal: Who committed the murder ?
Johnson: We know !
Olsen: You took his words right out of my mouth.
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A Beautiful Shade of Blue
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Written by Lou Handman and Walter Hirsch
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Who Killed the Plot?
15 January 2012 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

In Manhattan, vaudeville comic team Ole Olsen (as Ole Olsen) and Chic Johnson (as Chic Johnson) practice performing with their live seal. Probably their room has a "no pets" policy, because "Sally" the seal annoys landlady Blanche Payson (as Mother Wilson). Also, the rent is due. Olsen and Johnson are mistaken for oil millionaires and decide to help nice Mary Howard (as Joan Eldridge) re-open her musical theater, which was shut down after a mysterious death. That death is never explained or connected with another one, which our heroes attempt to solve. They also become suspects. Olsen and Johnson are much better represented in the 1941 film version of their Broadway hit "Hellzapoppin'!" (1938).

*** All Over Town (9/8/37) James Horne ~ Ole Olsen, Chic Johnson, Mary Howard, Harry Stockwell


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