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Utopia (1951)

Atoll K (original title)
Heading for a newly inherited island, the boys are shipwrecked and marooned on an atoll which has just emerged from the sea. Along with their cook, a stowaway and a girl who is fleeing her ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Stan (as Laurel)
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Ollie (as Hardy)
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Chérie Lamour
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Antoine
Suzet Maïs ...
Mrs. Dolan
Félix Oudart ...
Mayor
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Giovanni Copini
Robert Murzeau ...
Captain Dolan
Luigi Tosi ...
Lt. Jack Frazer
Michael Dalmatoff ...
Alecto (as Michel Dalmatoff)
André Randall ...
Branwell (as A. Randell)
Robert Vattier ...
Le notaire français (as R. Vattier)
Claude May ...
La secrétaire (as C. May)
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Fortune hunter (as R. Legris)
Olivier Hussenot ...
Fortune hunter (as O. Hussenot)
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Heading for a newly inherited island, the boys are shipwrecked and marooned on an atoll which has just emerged from the sea. Along with their cook, a stowaway and a girl who is fleeing her fiancé, they set up their own government on the atoll. Uranium is discovered and world powers begin fighting over ownership of the island. Written by Herman Seifer <alagain@aol.com>

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Their first NEW comedy feature in years! ("Utopia" release one-sheet poster).

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Release Date:

14 December 1954 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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(Ontario)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Oliver Hardy was also ill during filming with cardiac fibrillation and the flu. See more »

Goofs

As Stan and Ollie enter the yacht's galley for the first time, Stan all of a sudden has lost a lot of weight (and no wonder. The two scenes were filmed months apart between Stan's illness and hospitalization, where he host around 50 pounds). See more »

Quotes

Ollie: [to Stan, after all the diplomatic posts have been assigned] Why Stan... you're *the people*.
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Connections

Featured in Living Famously: Laurel & Hardy (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Laissez-vous Faire
Music by Paul Misraki
Lyrics by André Hornez
Performed by Suzy Delair
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Far better than you'd think.
4 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

The boys last film is not the clunker that many would have you believe. There are numerous scenes that made me laugh out loud, especially the scenes involving Stan's pet lobster. The style is geared toward more gentle slapstick and philosophical humour that suits the aged stars perfectly.

All in all a bright and gay movie with pleasant scenery and jolly characters. Give it a try, it's far better than the big studio pictures of the 40's in it's revised approach to the comedy duo.


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