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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 »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Stan Laurel
... Oliver Hardy
... Peter Cucumber
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

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22 April 1933 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dick & Doof als Mitgiftjäger  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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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

Oliver: Now why did you get two tickets to Chicago when you know that I wanted to spend my honeymoon in Sascatchewan.
Stanley: Well the man said there was no such place as sus - -Swee - Sas...
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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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A Puzzling Experience
16 January 2017 | by See all my reviews

Ollie is going to marry one of the Cucumber girls. As they await the wedding, Stanley reveals his gift, a jigsaw puzzle. Soon, everyone and his brother are there, trying to put together the puzzle. They are absolutely mesmerized by this thing and can't think of anything else. Meanawhile, Mr. Cucumber, Jimmy Finlayson, is getting more and more furious. Unfortunately, when they are just about finished, they realize that one of the pieces is missing. No one is to leave until it's found (there is a policeman at the scene). Anyway, it's amazing to watch the byplay among these great actors. Not always considered one of the best, I find it hilarious.


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