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Stout Hearts and Willing Hands (1931)

Passed | | Short, Comedy | 15 June 1931 (USA)
This Masquers short (the first of the series) is a parody of every old-time melodrama that trod the stages or graced the silver screen...Our Nell...the Old Folks at Home...the Old Homestead... See full summary »

Director:

Bryan Foy

Writers:

Albert Austin (scenario), Walter Weems (scenario)
Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Frank Fay ... The Hero
Lew Cody ... The Villain
Laura La Plante ... The Heroine
Alec B. Francis ... Heroine's Father
Mary Carr ... Heroine's Mother
Owen Moore ... Lookalike Bartender 1
Tom Moore ... Lookalike Bartender 2
Matt Moore ... Lookalike Bartender 3
George Harris George Harris ... (as Georgie Harris)
Eddie Quillan
Matthew Betz
Maurice Black
Benny Rubin
Bryant Washburn
Ford Sterling ... Kop (as the Original Keystone Kops)
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Storyline

This Masquers short (the first of the series) is a parody of every old-time melodrama that trod the stages or graced the silver screen...Our Nell...the Old Folks at Home...the Old Homestead...the Villain holding the Mortgage...the pure-as-snow Hero with IDEALs...and the Old Saw Mill with the Heroine tied to a log rapidly approaching the the Old (but sharp) Buzz Saw. All with the Keystone Kops thrown in. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Genres:

Short | Comedy

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 June 1931 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pathe Masquers Club No. 1: Stout Hearts and Willing Hands See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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Contributor comments notwithstanding, Harold Lloyd does not appear in this film. See more »

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