Hal Roach movies introduced by young lovelies.

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Hal Roach movies introduced by young lovelies.

Unread post by earlytalkiebuffRob » Sun Jun 25, 2017 11:43 am

A memorable part of ANOTHER FINE MESS (1930) was its introduction by a pair of young ladies who spoke the credits. Recently I have watched LOOSER THAN LOOSE (1930) with Charley Chase, and 'The Boy Friends' in LADIES LAST and DOCTOR'S ORDERS (both 1930), which was given the same treatment, and I think one of the 'Little Rascals' featured the idea.

Does anyone know who the girls were and if they introduced any more films?

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Unread post by FilmGauge » Sun Jun 25, 2017 2:18 pm

Those young ladies spoke the titles and credits of 3 Our Gang comedies: "TEACHER'S PET", "SCHOOL'S OUT" & "LOVE BUSINESS".

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Unread post by Jim Reid » Sun Jun 25, 2017 3:44 pm

Bettymae and Beverly Crane.

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Unread post by earlytalkiebuffRob » Tue Jun 27, 2017 12:27 pm

Thank you for that. Have seen all three of those quite recently, so thought it looked familiar. And all three with Miss Crabtree!

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Unread post by busby1959 » Sat Jul 01, 2017 6:57 pm

And June Marlowe (Miss Crabtree) was a knockout, too!

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Unread post by earlytalkiebuffRob » Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:59 pm

busby1959 wrote:And June Marlowe (Miss Crabtree) was a knockout, too!
That (sigh) goes without saying...

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Unread post by maliejandra » Fri Mar 23, 2018 6:02 am

I just stumbled upon the White Stripes video for Doorbell and they pay tribute to these Hal Roach introductions.
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Unread post by precode » Sun Apr 01, 2018 2:52 pm

IIRC, this was a short-lived attempt at taking "all-talking" literally.

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