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Niagara Falls (1941)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 17 October 1941 (USA)
Margie Blake, who wants to get married young and have two dozen kids, has a flat tire and traveling salesman Tom Wilson, who believes in "loving 'em and leaving 'em" stops to help. They ... See full summary »

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(original screenplay) (as Paul Gerard Smith), (original screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Emmy Sawyer
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Sam Sawyer
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Potter
Edgar Dearing ...
State Trooper
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Chuck (as Ed Gargan)
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Head Waiter
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Honeymooner
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Honeymooner
Jack Rice ...
Hotel Clerk
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Margie Blake, who wants to get married young and have two dozen kids, has a flat tire and traveling salesman Tom Wilson, who believes in "loving 'em and leaving 'em" stops to help. They soon discover they are polar opposites and dislike each other very much. Oklahoma oilman Sam Sawyer and his new bride Emmy, on their way to honeymoon in Niagara Falls, come along and offer help and Sam gets the idea that Margie and Tom are married and having a lover's spat. Later when all are checking into the hotel, the befuddled manager, thanks to Sam who is still trying to get them to kiss and make up, gives them a room together which Marge and Tom don't realize, since Sam has given up his and Emmy's Honeymoon Suite in order to get them over their spat. Sam takes over and locks them in the suite together for the night and stands guard outside the room until they solve their marital problems. Sam has some of his own with the frustrated Emmy as they have put off their wedding for twenty years in order... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Funny things happen at Niagara Falls!

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Comedy | Romance

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17 October 1941 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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This film was first telecast in New York City on Saturday 2 October 1948 on WPIX (Channel 11) and in Los Angeles Tuesday 4 January 1949 on KTLA (Channel 5), as part of its newly acquired series of three dozen Hal Roach feature film productions, originally theatrically released between 1931-43 and now being syndicated for television broadcast by Regal Television Pictures. See more »

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The most insistent busybody
13 November 2016 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Slow moving Slim Summerville and fidgety and flibberty gibbet Zasu Pitts did a series of B film comedies for Hal Roach. This is the first of them I've seen. I'm betting some of the others are better for both these performers.

I doubt anyone got near Niagara Falls for shooting, it just looked like a lot of background shots used.

Slim and Zasu are looking to recapture some of their youth in that most romantic of places Niagara Falls. Along the way they meet a young couple who've been thrown together by chance, Tom Brown and Marjorie Woodworth. Slim and Zasu get the idea these two are prospective bride and groom. Take it from there in this comedy of errors.

I have to say that Summerville was the most insistent of busybodies. Today no one would care if Woodworth and Brown were getting married or just shacking up. But it was a different age and that's what dates this film so.

What you normally see from Pitts and Summerville you get in Niagara Falls. For fans of the leads.


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