The Big Squirt  

Director: Del Lord Associate producers: Charley Chase, Hugh McCollum ♦ 
Story & screenplay: Al Giebler, Elwood Ullman ♦ Cinematography: Benjamin H. Kline ♦
Editor: Charles Nelson

Released: 17 September 1937
Columbia Pictures / 2-reels (sound short)

   
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Facts
•Filmed July 16-20, 1937.
•Song featured: "I'm A Daring Drugstore Desperado".
•Remade by Columbia in 1951 as "The Awful Sleuth".
•Charley Chase's daughter Polly appears as one of the girls.
Did you notice?
 
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
Mrs. Chase
  Eddie Fetherston
Lucky LaPidus/
Trigger McGinty
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/ Bud Jamison
Policeman Murphy
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/ Leora Thatcher
Mother-in-law
  Theodore Lorch
Police sergeant
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/ Carol Tevis
Drugstore counter girl
  Georgie Billings
Bully child at soda fountain
  Beatrice Blinn
Secretary
  Polly Chase
Girl
  Beatrice Curtis
?
(according to Richard Finegan)
Could this be the secretary?
  John Ince
Police Commissioner Jim
  William McCall
Streetcar passenger
  Iris Meredith
Girl
  William J. O'Brien
Streetcar passenger
  Cy Schindell
Onlooker
  Al Thompson
Gangster
  John Tyrrell
Driver
   


Acknowledgements:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0028630/ (IMDb.com)
'Smile When The Raindrops Fall' by Brian Anthony & Andy Edmonds (book)
Richard Finegan (still)