Calling All Doctors  
 
22 July 1937
Columbia Pictures
sound short
2-reels
 

Director: Charles Lamont  Producer: Jules White  Story/Screenplay: Al Giebler, Elwood Ullman, Charlie Melson
Cinematography: Benjamin Kline  Editor: Charles Hochberg

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  Favourite bit
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Facts
•Filmed June 2-6, 1937.
•This is a remake of the silent comedy Home Cured (Educational, 1926), starring Johnny Arthur and directed by William Goodrich (Roscoe Arbuckle).  Filmed previously as The Crazy Nut (Educational, 1929) with Franklin Pangborn.  This talking comedy was directed by Charles Lamont, and featured John T. Murray.  Remade by Columbia as Doctor, Feel My Pulse (1944), then again as She Took A Powder (1951), both with Vera Vague.
Did you notice?
•The undertaker's name is Phil Graves (played by Lon Poff).  What a funny play on words that is!

DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/ Charley Chase
Charley Chase
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/ Lucille Lund
Mabel Chase
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/ Lon Poff
Phil Graves, the undertaker
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/ James C. Morton
Pallbearer
  Beatrice Curtis
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  John T. Murray
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  Bobby Watson
Steve Brown
  Fern Emmett
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  Vernon Dent
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  William Irving
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  Lynton Brent
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  Bobby Barber
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  Charles Dorety
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Acknowledgements:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0028680/ (IMDb.com)
"Smile When The Raindrops Fall" by Brian Anthony & Andy Edmonds (book)
"The Charley Chase Talkies 1929-1940" by James L. Neibaur (book)

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