Crazy House (1943)

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Olsen and Johnson, stage comedians turned film stars, produce a star-studded musical comedy with an eccentric "millionaire" who hasn't got a dime.


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19 September 1999 | Norm-30
It'a AWFUL!
I'm an O & J fan, but this film is just plain AWFUL! The concept of the film is interesting -- the boys want to make a film at Universal, are turned down, and make their OWN film. There are cameos by almost every artist on the film lot and a lot of interesting "behind-the-scenes" action. The problem is that FAR too many people are crowded into this film, and O & J "get lost in the shuffle"! And, they spend too much time with Cass Daley (I own over 700 films & never heard of her!). She strikes me as a young "Minnie Pearl". If you could cut out all the musical numbers & just keep O & J (& Shemp Howard -- he's GREAT in this film!), you'd have a good film.....as it is, it's a mish-mosh that doesn't go anywhere. No wonder Universal "didn't want to do it"!

Norm

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For the record: Universal Pictures Corporation did not have a film exchange in every country. Consequenty, Universal films in Costra Rico, Ecuador, Guatemala. Hondurus, Nigaragua and El Salvador were distributed there by their Panama exchange... Universal Films [pa]; Universal films in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay were distributed by Universal Films Argentina S. A. [ar] and Universal films in Peru and Bolivia were distributed by Universal Pictures Corporation of Peru [pe]. And have been correctly displayed that way for nearly two decades until some contributor decided to Create a fabricated film-exchange in nine countries that didn't have a Universal Pictures film-exchange within their borders. They most likely had film-exchanges for other USA companies but not Universal. And the company name that distributed Universal films in the Philippines was...Universal Pictures Corporation of Far East [ph]. It was not Acme Films [ph]. That company was the Philippines distributor of Republic Pictures Corporation films. And, for the record, in 1943(because of a little "something" called World War Two), USA-produced films had no distribution links in German or Japanese occupied countries...such as the Philippines or France and especially not in Germany or Japan.


Quotes

Prosecutor: Will you kindly tell us where the moonlight is?
Roco: Well, it's all moonlight.
Prosecutor: Then where's Manhattan?
Roco: Between Brooklyn and Jersey. Everybody knows that.


Soundtracks

Moonlight Serenade
(uncredited)
Music by
Glenn Miller
Lyrics by Mitchell Parish
Sung by Marion Hutton with The Modernaires

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Comedy | Music

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