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Skip the Maloo! (1931)

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Cast overview:
Charley Chase ... Duke Chase
Julie Bishop ... Miss Benson (as Jacqueline Wells)
Gale Henry ... Miss Henry
Dell Henderson ... Mr. Benson (as Del Henderson)
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Do gentlemen prefer blondes? Charley Chase shows a marked preference for fair-haired damsels. (Print Ad- Erie County Independent, ((Hamburg, NY)) 4 February 1932)

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Comedy | Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 1931 (USA) See more »

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Hal Roach Studios See more »
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Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

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1.20 : 1
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Don't Skip This One
3 October 2007 | by bobliptonSee all my reviews

This is a very funny sound short for Charlie Chase, playing the Duke of Chasewick, but hired by Dell Henderson to play himself, and disabuse his wife and daughter of any fondness for nobility. Charley gets into a very funny fight at the beginning of this short, and has some lovely support, not only from a young Julie Bishop as Henderson's daughter, but also uninhibited silent comedy pro Gale Henry. James Parrott directs this one, and Charley always seems a little more charming under his brother's direction. The whole thing turns into a bit of a series of revenge on Henderson as Charley leads them in a game of follow the leader. Good physical comedy makes this a fine short comedy -- standard for Charley and not to be missed if the chance arises.


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