It Pays to Be Funny (1947)

A compilation of four short comedies produced in the 1930's by Al Christie for Educational Pictures Inc., and re-edited into feature film format: Going Spanish (1934), Poppin' the Cork (... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Bob Hope ... Bob (edited from: Going Spanish) (archive footage)
Milton Berle ... Elmer Brown (edited from: Poppin' the Cork) (archive footage)
Bert Lahr ... Chester Twitt (edited from: Off the Horses) (archive footage)
Willie Howard ... Professor Pierre Ginsberg (edited from The Smart Way) (archive footage)
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Godoy's Argentine Band Godoy's Argentine Band ... Musical Ensemble (edited from: Going Spanish) (archive footage)
Mary Cole Mary Cole ... Vocalist (edited from: Poppin' the Cork) (archive footage)
Aileen Cook Aileen Cook ... Mrs. Ginsberg (edited from: The Smart Way) (archive footage)
Vicki Cummings Vicki Cummings ... Bob's Girl (edited from: Going Spanish) (archive footage)
William Edmunds William Edmunds ... Gaucho (edited from: Going Spanish) (archive footage)
Jules Epailly Jules Epailly ... Mayor (edited from: Going Spanish) (archive footage)
Frances Halliday Frances Halliday ... Mother (edited from: Going Spanish) (archive footage)
Henry King ... Orchestra Leader (edited from: Poppin' the Cork) (archive footage)
Gertrude Mudge Gertrude Mudge ... Mrs. Weatherby (edited from: Poppin' the Cork) (archive footage)
Leah Ray ... Senorita (edited from: Going Spanish) (archive footage)
Mildred Schroeder Mildred Schroeder ... Mrs. Twitt (edited from: Off the Horses) (archive footage)
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A compilation of four short comedies produced in the 1930's by Al Christie for Educational Pictures Inc., and re-edited into feature film format: Going Spanish (1934), Poppin' the Cork (1933), Off the Horses (1937), and Affairs of Pierre (1937). Written by Anonymous

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Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 October 1947 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Edited from Poppin' the Cork (1933) See more »

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