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Tars and Stripes (1935)

Approved | | Short, Comedy, Romance | 3 May 1935 (USA)
Elmer Doolittle (Buster Keaton), an apprentice seaman doing training at the U. S. Navy's San Diego Training Station, can't seem to keep out of trouble or the brig. Most of his problems ... See full summary »

Director:

Charles Lamont

Writers:

Charles Lamont (story), Ewart Adamson (adaptation)
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Cast overview:
Buster Keaton ... Apprentice Seaman Elmer Doolittle
Vernon Dent ... Chief Gunners Mate Richard Mack
Dorothea Kent ... Mack's Girlfriend
Jack Shutta Jack Shutta ... Sailor
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Elmer Doolittle (Buster Keaton), an apprentice seaman doing training at the U. S. Navy's San Diego Training Station, can't seem to keep out of trouble or the brig. Most of his problems derive from the fact that the girlfriend, Dorothy (Dorothea Kent), of Gunners Mate Richard Mack (Vernon Dent)take a liking to Elmer. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Produced entirely at U.S. Naval Training Station at San Diego, California. (Trade Paper ad). See more »

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Short | Comedy | Romance

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Educational Films No. 5116. See more »

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nice
4 February 2019 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

Nice could be the right word about it. Because the gags are not spectacular, the story is familiar and Buster Keaton use the routine as basic tool of his performance. A sailor, his officer, a young beautiful , blonde lady. And slapstick comedy. Nothing spectacular but interesting for the effort of Buster Keaton to give coherence to his character.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 May 1935 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Héros de la marine See more »

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Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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