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Service with a Smile (1934)

Approved | | Short, Comedy, Musical | 28 July 1934 (USA)
Leon brags about his "super-deluxe" gas station, which he claims is run by chorus girls.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Walter Webb
... Girl in Auto
... Golfer
Marie Wells ... Mrs. Walter Webb
Harry Seymour ... Harold Bigsby
Frank Darien ... Customer
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Leon brags about his "super-deluxe" gas station, which he claims is run by chorus girls.

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Broadway Brevities (1933-1934 season) #25: Service with a Smile  »

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This was the first of two three-strip Technicolor live-action shorts, completed and released by WB four months before La Cucaracha (1934), which is often identified as the first one. Good Morning, Eve! (1934) was the second one. See more »

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Boy in Green Car: [singing] This car is a real - satisfaction. If you like to feel - the action.
Girl in Green Car: Uh-uh! Never mind the shifting. Whatcha Gonna Do Now?
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Service with a Smile
(1934) (uncredited)
Written by Cliff Hess
Performed by Female Gas Station Attendants
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Over the top with technicolor
28 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

Someone was foolish enough to give Leon Erroll technicolor and a decent budget, so he spent it. You don't see chorines wearing purple any more, and more's the pity, say I. Erroll milks the gags for all they are worth.


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