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Yes, Yes, Nanette (1925)

Passed | | Family, Short, Comedy | 19 July 1925 (USA)
Nanette sends a letter to her family telling of her new husband, Hillory. When Hillory arrives to meet the family, he gets insulted by each member, including the dog, and loses his wig. ... See full summary »

Writers:

Carl Harbaugh, Rob Wagner (gags)
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Cast overview:
Lyle Tayo Lyle Tayo ... Nanette
James Finlayson ... Hillory -Nanette's New Husband (as Jimmie Finlayson)
Grant Gorman Grant Gorman ... Sonny
Sally O'Neil ... Nanette's Sister (as Sue O'Neill)
Jack Gavin Jack Gavin ... Nanette's Father
Oliver Hardy ... Nanette's Former Sweetheart (as Babe Hardy)
Pete the Dog ... Pete
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Nanette sends a letter to her family telling of her new husband, Hillory. When Hillory arrives to meet the family, he gets insulted by each member, including the dog, and loses his wig. After having dinner with the family, Nanette's former lover returns, and Hillory must confront him. Written by Paul L

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Family | Short | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 July 1925 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ja, Ja, Nanette See more »

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Production Co:

Hal Roach Studios See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The title is a spoof of the name of a hugely successful Broadway musical from 1925, "No, No, Nanette". See more »

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10 December 2006 | by tedgSee all my reviews

Its hard to judge one of these old silent comedies apart from another. They were often made in one day, You watch them for overall effect unless there is some notable feature in them, or they were one of the elaborate projects by men we now think of as greats.

In the group of films that Laurel and Hardy made, or either of them, there are only few worth actually identifying by itself and singling out for a comment. All the rest are residue of timeclock punching. This is notable only as a rare example of a project directed by one of them.

In these cases, you usually look for some indicator into the nature of genius. "Oneyed Jack" is essential viewing, for instance, if you want to plumb Brando — and you need to do that to gain access to a huge corner of the cinematic world.

But this isn't of that ilk. Unless you need the fact that the mentality of both of these men was no nonsense workmanlike. That the humor comes from the casual and cheap, not the elaborate, unusual or even dangerous stuff we would see from others.

Ted's Evaluation -- 1 of 3: You can find something better to do with this part of your life.


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