Porky's Road Race (1937)
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The seesawing comedians are Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy.
The one getting carried away with the wrenches is Charles Chaplin in a gag borrowed from Modern Times (1936) (1936).
W.C. Fields has the bulbous nose.
Edna May Oliver is in the jittery jalopy.
The big feet, and the voice saying "At last I am alone," belong to Greta Garbo.
Charles Laughton (as Captain Bligh from Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)) has the bathtub car.
Borax Karoff recalls Boris Karloff as the Frankenstein monster.
Stepin Fetchit drives the Knee Action Special.
The Cheerio Special is ridden by (from left to right) George Arliss, Leslie Howard and Freddie Bartholomew.
John Barrymore is driving the Caliban. The woman with the lariat, driving the Ariel, is Elaine Barrie.
I don't get it. Caliban and Ariel are characters in The Tempest.
I still don't get it. "In 1935, [Barrymore] began a relationship with a starstruck 19-year-old college student, Elaine Barrie, later to become his fourth wife. Their bizarre liaison resulted in sensational tabloid headlines as this young 'Ariel' pursued her 'Caliban' (as the press dubbed them) across the country." -- shakespearean.com
The hitchhiker with the white turtleneck sweater and the large ears is Clark Gable, repeating a situation in It Happened One Night (1934) (1934). Edit (Coming Soon)
Modern TV prints remove the caricature of Stepin Fetchit.
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