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Scram! (1932)

Ordered out of town by angry Judge Beaumont, vagrants Stanley and Oliver meet a congenial drunk who invites them to stay at his luxurious mansion. The drunk can't find his key, but the boys... See full summary »

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(as Raymond McCarey), (uncredited) | 1 more credit »

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(dialogue)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Mr. Laurel
... Mr. Hardy
... Judge Beaumont
... Drunk (as Arthur Houseman)
... Mrs. Beaumont (as Vivian Oakland)
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Ordered out of town by angry Judge Beaumont, vagrants Stanley and Oliver meet a congenial drunk who invites them to stay at his luxurious mansion. The drunk can't find his key, but the boys find a way in, sending the surprised woman inside into a faint. They revive her with what they think is water, but is actually gin, and all get tipsy in the process. Outside, the drunk realizes he's at the wrong house and stumbles off. Eventually, the real homeowner arrives, none other than Judge Beaumont. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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Comedy | Short

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10 September 1932 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ayuda al prójimo  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Goofs

Laurel is seen smoking a cigar before he lights it. See more »

Quotes

Oliver: What's the matter, neighbor?
Drunk: I los' the key to my car.
Stanley Laurel: Can you find it?
Drunk: No. Thas' why I'm lookin'...
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Spoofed in De Buik Vol (2010) See more »

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Ku-Ku
(1928) (uncredited)
Music by Marvin Hatley
Played during the opening credits
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Merry Mayhem With Mr. Laurel & Mr. Hardy
2 June 2000 | by See all my reviews

LAUREL & HARDY Comedy Short.

An angry judge orders vagrants Stan & Ollie to `SCRAM!' or they'll be locked-up. Before they can obey, a good deed performed for an inebriated millionaire precipitates the Boys into a crazy series of misunderstandings.

A hilarious little film. Highlight: the wild romp with the lady of the house. That's Richard Cramer as His Honor; Arthur Housman as the drunk; and Vivien Oakland portrays the lady.


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