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The Boys from Syracuse(1940)

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Brief Synopsis

The action takes place in Ephesus in ancient Asia Minor, and the concerns The efforts of two boys from Syracuse, Anthipholus and his servant Dromio, to find their long-lost twins who, for reason of plot confusion, are also named Anthipholus and Dromio. Complications arise when the wife of the Ephesians, Adriana and her servant Luce, mistake the two strangers for their husband, though the couples eventually get sorted out after Adriana's sister Luciana and the Syracuse Antipholus admit their love

Cast & Crew

Allan Jones Antipholus of Ephesus ["Eph"]/Antipholus of Syracuse ["Sy"]
Joe Penner Dromio of Ephesus ["Dro"]/Dromio of Syracuse ["Mio"]
Charles Butterworth Duke [of Ephesus]
Irene Hervey Adriana
Matt McHugh Bartender
Eddie Acuff Taxi driver
Tom Dugan Octavius
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Syracuse, New York opening: 18 Jul 1940
Release Date:  1940 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Co.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Mayfair Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  73 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  8    

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  • Great music and lots of fun!

    Jackie Resavage 2010-01-02

    I saw this movie many years ago on late night TV and was greatly amused by the comedic plot conceived by Shakespeare. It played equally well on film.The... MORE>