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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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Genres:

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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Victor System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The $40,000 ransom demand would equate to $722,000 in 2019. See more »

Goofs

When Judy is in the convertible with her parents, about a half hour into the picture, she turns around to say good-bye to Wilbur when a moving reflection of the boom microphone is visible on the trunk of the car. Usually in that era of film, a car's finish is dulled, dirtied or matte to prevent this. Earlier in the scene, what appears to be a man standing beside the camera rig is also reflected in the polished finish of the same car. 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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Even Lucille Ball couldn't save this movie
16 July 2019 | by treakle_1978See all my reviews

The writing was bland and the characters weren't funny at all. A road trip comedy with potential but fell flat. Wilbur's character to me was trying to imitate the three stooges. As much as I love Lucille Ball I'd skip this one.


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