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Release Date:
3 November 1939 (USA) See more »
HERE'S HYSTERICAL HISTORY! (original print ad - all caps) See more »
Oliver is heartbroken when he finds that Georgette, the inkeeper's daughter he's fallen in love with... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Stan Laurel ... Stan

Oliver Hardy ... Ollie

Jean Parker ... Georgette

Reginald Gardiner ... Francois

Charles Middleton ... Commandant

Jean Del Val ... Sergeant
Crane Whitley ... Corporal (as Clem Wilenchick)

James Finlayson ... Jailor
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Monica Bannister ... Georgette's Girl Friend (uncredited)
Bonnie Bannon ... Georgette's Girl Friend (uncredited)

Eddie Borden ... Legionnaire (uncredited)
Christine Cabanne ... Georgette's Girl Friend (uncredited)
Mary Jane Carey ... Georgette's Girl Friend (uncredited)
Jack Chefe ... Legionnaire (uncredited)
Frank Clarke ... Pilot (uncredited)

Richard Cramer ... Laundry Truck Driver (uncredited)

Billy Engle ... Legionnaire (uncredited)

Kit Guard ... Legionnaire (uncredited)
Arthur Housman ... Drunk Legionnaire (uncredited)
Sam Lufkin ... Legionnaire (uncredited)
Michael Visaroff ... Innkeeper (uncredited)

Directed by
A. Edward Sutherland 
Writing credits
Ralph Spence (original story) &
Charley Rogers (original story) (as Charles Rogers) &
Fred Schiller (original story) (as Alfred Schiller) &
Harry Langdon (original story)

Ralph Spence (screenplay) &
Charley Rogers (screenplay) (as Charles Rogers) &
Fred Schiller (screenplay) (as Alfred Schiller) &
Harry Langdon (screenplay)

Produced by
Boris Morros .... producer
Original Music by
John Leipold 
Leo Shuken 
Cinematography by
Art Lloyd (photography)
Film Editing by
Jack Dennis (film editor)
Art Direction by
Boris Leven 
Makeup Department
Mel Berns .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Production Management
Joseph H. Nadel .... production manager (as Joe Nadel)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robert Stillman .... assistant director
John London .... assistant director (uncredited)
Sound Department
William A. Wilmarth .... sound recordist (as Wm. Wilmarth)
Special Effects by
Howard A. Anderson .... special effects (as Howard Anderson)
Frank Clarke .... stunt pilot (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Elmer Dyer .... aerial photography
Music Department
Edward Paul .... musical director
Charles Bradshaw .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Other crew
Frank Clarke .... chief pilot and technical advisor
Rudolph Maté .... production advisor
Virginia Lucille Jones .... script supervisor (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
69 min | USA:65 min (TCM print)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)
Australia:G | Canada:G (Ontario) | Finland:S | Netherlands:AL (original rating) (1939) | Spain:T | Sweden:Btl | UK:U | USA:Approved (PCA #5668) | USA:TV-G (TV rating)

Did You Know?

When Ollie tells Stanley that he plans to commit suicide by drowning, he says "It's a far, far better thing than I have ever done before." He is quoting from the classic novel "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens.See more »
Continuity: The water pitcher changes position before and after Laurel slides the desk in front of the window.See more »
Oliver:Just how much do we get paid for all this?
Commandant:One hundred centimes a day.
Stanley:That's not bad...
Oliver:How much is that in American money?
Commandant:American money? About three cents a day. Of course, it varies with the exchange rate.
Oliver:If you think you're going to get that kind of work outta *me* for three cents a day, brother, you're *crazy*.
Commandant:Is that right?
Stanley:That's right because we don't work for less than twenty-five cents a day! Do we, Ollie?
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
The Mystery of The TWO Stanley's!, 1 June 2000
Author: leone-8 from Grand Rapids, Minnesota

I love this film! This was Laurel and Hardy's best film and the only one in Public Domain! If you can find a complete copy. Take a close look at Stan during his soft shoe number of "Shine On Harvest Moon" As you look at your TV, look over Stan's left shoulder in the close-up. You will notice ANOTHER Stan! Stan Laurel's (Arthur Stanley Jefferson)'s real-life (look-alike) brother who was in California for a final visit with Stan. Travel to and from England was difficult then. Now it's common.

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