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Me and My Pal (1933)

Passed | | Short, Comedy | 22 April 1933 (USA)
It's the morning of Oliver's wedding to oil baron Peter Cucumber's daughter. While waiting for the taxi to take them to the ceremony, Oliver and his best man Stanley become absorbed in a ... See full summary »

Directors:

Charley Rogers (as Charles Rogers), Lloyd French (uncredited)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Stan Laurel ... Stan Laurel
Oliver Hardy ... Oliver Hardy
James Finlayson ... Peter Cucumber
Marion Bardell Marion Bardell ... Bride
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Storyline

It's the morning of Oliver's wedding to oil baron Peter Cucumber's daughter. While waiting for the taxi to take them to the ceremony, Oliver and his best man Stanley become absorbed in a jigsaw puzzle, Stanley's wedding present. Eventually the taxi driver, the butler, a policeman and a messenger boy all get involved with the puzzle, while Cucumber fumes as he awaits the long-overdue groom. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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Short | Comedy

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The voice on the radio is performed by Frank Terry. He is also on screen playing Hives, Mr. Hardy's butler. See more »

Goofs

James C. Morton pushes Eddie Dunn into the radio knocking off a vase of flowers and the picture hanging above it ends up crooked but after the tussle they're both neat. See more »

Quotes

Policeman: There's a piece missing out of that puzzle and nobody leaves this place 'til we find it.
Peter Cucumber: What has that got to do with me?
Policeman: You're going to be searched.
Oliver: You don't understand, sir, that's Mr. Peter Cucumber. The big oil magnate.
Policeman: I don't care if he's Mr. Dill Pickle, he's going to be searched!
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Alternate Versions

There is also a colorized version. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Me and My Gal (1932) See more »

Soundtracks

Bridal Chorus (Here Comes the Bride)
(1850) (uncredited)
from "Lohengrin"
Written by Richard Wagner
Played by the band at the wedding
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Classic 1930's Comedy
8 October 2003 | by liammurphy1See all my reviews

Ollie is getting ready to Marry the daughter of Oil Magnate Mr Cucumber (Laurel-Hardy regular James Finalyson), When Stan brings over a 200 piece Jigsaw puzzle in which everybody becomes sucked in to play with it,as well as Ollie and Stan there's The Policeman,Telegram messenger and the Cab Driver, Mr Cucumber and his daughter wait impatiently in the Church until he decides to drive over to ollie's house to see what's up, when a Jigsaw piece goes missing and the guys become paranoid about who has taken it resulting in a full scale slapstick fight,So policemen thinking it's a riot become involved and arrest everybody except Stan & Ollie who are hiding in a Sofa and up a chimney, So yet another of Ollie romances ends in disaster

Wonderfully made, funny short comedy with the best comic actors who ever lived

9/10


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 1933 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dick & Doof als Mitgiftjäger See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Hal Roach Studios See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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