Sittin' Pretty  

Director: Leo McCarey Producer: Hal Roach ♦ Story: Hal Roach ♦
Cinematography: Len Powers ♦ Editor: ? ♦

Released: 28 September 1924
Pathé Exchange / 1-reel (sound short)

   
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/ Jimmy goes to visit his girlfriend, but an opportunist car thief (Leo Willis) then jumps into his car and attempts to steal it.  Charley dresses into the policeman's uniform belonging to his girlfriend's father, and gives chase.  He catches the thief and hands him into the local station.  Whilst still in the uniform, Charley is then called to apprehend a lunatic.
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Facts
•Filmed July 9-12, 1924.
Did you notice?
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/ Charley Chase
Jimmy Jump
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/ Beth Darlington
Jimmy's girlfriend
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/ Earl Mohan
Father
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/ James Parrott
"Loco" Larry,
the bearded lunatic
DVD screencapture - Lord Heath - Laurel & Hardy - Another Nice Mess - http://www.lordheath.com/ Leo Willis
Car thief
  Helen Gilmore
?
  Robert Page
?
   

Acknowledgements:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0209321/ (IMDb.com)
'Smile When The Raindrops Fall' by Brian Anthony & Andy Edmonds (book)