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Go Chase Yourself (1938)

Approved | | Comedy, Crime | 22 April 1938 (USA)
When the First Union National Bank of Williamstown is robbed, the three bank robbers get away by hitching their car to Wilbur's trailer. When the police find part of Wilbur's coat in front ... See full summary »

Director:

Edward F. Cline

Writers:

Paul Yawitz (screen play), Bert Granet (screen play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Joe Penner ... Wilbur Meeley
Lucille Ball ... Carol Meeley
Richard Lane ... Nails
June Travis ... Judy Daniels
Fritz Feld ... Count Pierre Fountaine de Louis-Louis
Tom Kennedy ... Icebox
Granville Bates ... Halliday
Bradley Page ... Frank
George Irving ... Mr. Daniels
Arthur Stone ... Warden
Jack Carson ... Warren Miles
Frank M. Thomas ... Police Chief
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Storyline

When the First Union National Bank of Williamstown is robbed, the three bank robbers get away by hitching their car to Wilbur's trailer. When the police find part of Wilbur's coat in front of the open safe, they suspect bank teller Wilbur of being in on the robbery. But according to Carol, Wilbur is not smart enough to rob a bank and it shows. While on the run, they come into contact with Julie, the copper heiress, and make plans to have Wilbur help kidnap her. Of course, Wilbur has no clue as to their true intentions. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 1938 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gangster d'occasion See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

RKO Radio Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Victor System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Part of this film's plot involves Lucille Ball inside of a runaway mobile trailer. Several months after filming this picture, Ball also spent much of her screen time inside of a mobile trailer in the film Next Time I Marry (1938). Later, in one of her better-known film roles, she starred in yet another mobile trailer-themed film in The Long, Long Trailer (1953). See more »

Crazy Credits

No character names are credited with the cast list; Joe Penner's surname is spelled both as "Meeley" and "Meely" within the film. See more »

Soundtracks

It Was You That I Loved All Along
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Composer unknown
Sung a cappella by Joe Penner
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Good Clean Fun
3 August 2002 | by Murphy-2See all my reviews

While this may not be the greatest movie ever, it is a lot of fun to watch. Joe Penner is hilarious, and Lucille Ball is also great. It's too bad Mr. Penner had to die so young, he was a bit of a comic genius. If you like good clean family fun, then this is a movie not to be missed.


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