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Bert Wheeler

Bert Wheeler

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Also Known As: Died: January 18, 1968
Born: April 7, 1895 Cause of Death: emphysema
Birth Place: Paterson, New Jersey Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Las Vegas Nights--"The Last Frontier Town" (1941) as Stu Grant
A vaudeville act tries to turn a broken-down house into a posh nightclub.
2.
Cowboy Quarterback (1939) as Harry Lynn
A football scout tries to get a legendary runner back into the game.
3.
On Again--Off Again (1937) as William ["Willy"] Hobbs
Squabbling business partners settle their differences in a wrestling match, with the loser becoming the winner's slave.
4.
High Flyers (1937) as Jerry Lane
Two men pose as flyers and get mixed up with jewel smugglers.
5.
Mummy's Boys (1936) as Stanley Wright
Two ditch-digging fools sign on to help excavate a cursed Egyptian tomb.
6.
Silly Billies (1936) as Roy Banks
Traveling dentists in the old West try to save a small town from an Indian attack.
7.
The Nitwits (1935) as Johnny
Two cigar-stand attendants get mixed up in a murder investigation.
8.
The Rainmakers (1935) as Billy
A pair of rainmakers takes on a crooked businessman out to cash in on a drought.
9.
Kentucky Kernels (1934) as Willie [Doyle]
Two musicians try to get an orphaned heiress through hillbilly country to claim her inheritance.
10.
Hips, Hips, Hooray! (1934) as Andy [Williams]
Two salesmen try to market a flavored lipstick.
11.
Cockeyed Cavaliers (1934) as Bert
Two nitwits are mistaken for the king's physicians in medieval England.
12.
So This Is Africa (1933) as Wilbur Wheeler
Bert Wheeler and Robert Woolsey play a couple of broke, hungry vaudevillians who are holed up in a hotel room with a few (tame) lions. They are hired by a movie producer who wishes to send them and their lions to Africa with a great naturalist, in order to make a jungle picture. An earlier expedition by this same naturalist was a failure, because she is afraid of animals. They all head to Africa and the lions are not mentioned again. Once in the jungle they have to fend off the amorous advances of the naturalist, of a vine-swinging native girl, and of a gorilla. They then run into the fearsome Amazon tribe, made up entirely of nubile females. Eventually they disguise themselves as Amazons to avoid being "loved to death." But these disguises lead to further difficulties when the all-male tribe of Tarzans show up for their annual mating ritual with the Amazons.
13.
Diplomaniacs (1933) as Willy Nilly
An Indian tribe sends two nitwits to a conference in Geneva.
14.
Hold 'Em Jail (1932) as Curly Harris
Two salesmen sent to jail on trumped-up charges build a prison football team.
15.
Girl Crazy (1932) as Jimmy Deegan
City slickers try to turn a broken-down ranch into a resort.
16.
Cracked Nuts (1931) as Wendell Graham
Friendly idiots become rivals in a mythical kingdom's revolution.
17.
Caught Plastered (1931) as Tommy Tanner
Stranded vaudevillians help save a small-town druggist from bankruptcy.
18.
Too Many Cooks (1931) as Albert Bennett
A young couple tries to cope with relatives who keep intruding on their happiness.
19.
Peach-O-Reno (1931) as Wattles
Two divorce lawyers run a gambling joint by night.
20.
Dixiana (1930) as Peewee
A circus star falls for a society playboy in 19th-century New Orleans.
21.
Half Shot at Sunrise (1930) as Tommy
Two servicemen dodge military police during an unauthorized leave in Paris.
22.
Hook, Line and Sinker (1930) as Wilbur Boswell
Two insurance men try to help a runaway heiress run a hotel.
23.
The Cuckoos (1930) as Sparrow
Two tramps-turned-fortune-tellers try to solve a kidnapping.
24.
Rio Rita (1929) as Chick
A Texas Ranger finds love while tracking an outlaw.
25.
Captain Fly-by-Night (1922) as Governor

Writer (feature film)

26.
The Brown Derby (1926) as Screenwriter

Cast (short)

27.
Sunday Night at the Trocadero (1937)
In this short film, Reginald Denny introduces various singing and dancing acts.

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