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Hellzapoppin'(1941)

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Brief Synopsis

Ole and Chick are making a movie, but th edirector is not satisfied. So he brings them to a young writer, who outlines them a absurd story They have to support Jeff and Kitty in setting up an musical revue in their garden and want to bring it up on Broadway. If Jeff is sucessful he can marry Kitty. But there is his rich friend Woody, who also loves Kitty, Chick's sister Betty, who's in love with a false Russian count, and Detective Quimby. They all make the thing very complicated for Ole and Chick. After some mistakes they think, that Kitty isn't the right girl for Jeff they start sabotating the show, but the Broadway producer is impressed and signs the contract. That's the story the writer tells them. For this he's soot by the director.

Cast & Crew

H. C. Potter Director
Ole Olsen Ole [Olsen]
Chic Johnson Chic [Johnson]
Jane Frazee Kitty [Rand]
Richard Lane Director
Lewis Howard Woody [Tyler]
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 25 Dec 1941
Release Date:  1941 Production Date:  KARL tape
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Company, Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Mayfair Productions, Inc., Universal Pictures Company, Inc.
Duration(mins):  82-84 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,531    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Hellzapoppin

    Everett 2012-11-13

    I saw this movie over 50 yrs ago, it was as I recall the funniest movie I had ever seen. I'd love to see this movie again, I check the TCM listings... MORE>

  • Update to AFI info

    Ray Faiola 2011-12-28

    The AFI article states that Jody Gilbert's role in the film is undetermined. Jody plays Shemp's girlfriend in the projection booth. Clarence... MORE>

  • Hellzapopin

    Mike Flato 2010-07-11

    Living in the Town of Carmel there was an old building on Rte. 52 that was owned by Olsen and Johnson back in the 1930's. So back in time when I got a... MORE>