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Hellzapoppin' DVD Olsen And Johnson Vaudeville Lindy-Hopping

Hellzapoppin' DVD Olsen And Johnson Vaudeville Lindy-Hopping
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Before There Was Rowan And Martin, There Was Olsen & Johnson! The Inspiration For "Laugh-In" That Travelled From The Vaudeville Circuit Through The Great White Way To End Up As This Landmark Film! Featuring Martha Raye, Shemp Howard Of The 3 Stooges And Slim & Slam Of Jazz Legend In All Regions DVD Format!

Contents:

With a plot so wacky it's no wonder it inspired "Laugh-In", the director of an Ole Olsen & Chic Johnson movie decides as Shemp the projectionist screens it that the film stinks & to make good they hire a producer to stage a musical revue at fancy estate to drum up interest in bringing it to Broadway. The producer's in love with the daughter of the estate owner, but she's got a fiancé & he's got his own plans. Complications grow as Chic's sister gets mistaken for a rich girl by a down & out Russian aristocrat. Filled with surrealistic film manipulation firsts that were not to be repeated until "The Ernie Kovacs Show" a generation later, it is also revered worldwide for containing some of the most celebrated lindy-hopping sequences in movie history. This film is the unrecognized Rosetta Stone of American comedy of the latter half of the twentieth century & is A MUST SEE for old & young alike! (Black & White, 1:24)

Director:
H.C. Potter

Writer:
Nat Perrin (also wrote play), Warren Wilson

Cast:

Ole Olsen .... Ole Olsen
Chic Johnson .... Chic Johnson
Martha Raye .... Betty Johnson
Hugh Herbert .... Quimby
Jane Frazee .... Kitty Rand
Robert Paige .... Jeff Hunter
Mischa Auer .... Pepi
Richard Lane .... Director
Lewis Howard .... Woody Taylor
Clarence Kolb .... Andrew Rand
Nella Walker .... Mrs. Rand
Shemp Howard .... Louie
Elisha Cook Jr. .... Harry Selby
Frank Darien .... Man calling for Mrs. Jones
Catherine Johnson .... Lena, Lady looking for Oscar

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