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Look Who's Laughing (1941)

Approved | | Comedy | 21 November 1941 (USA)
Fibber McGee enlists the help of Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy in enticing an aircraft manufacturer to build a factory in the small town of Wistful Vista. Based on the "Fibber McGee and... See full summary »

Director:

Allan Dwan

Writers:

James V. Kern (story and screen play by), Don Quinn (material for Fibber McGee and Molly) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Edgar Bergen ... Edgar Bergen
Charlie McCarthy ... Charlie McCarthy
Jim Jordan ... Fibber McGee
Marian Jordan ... Molly
Lucille Ball ... Julie Patterson
Lee Bonnell Lee Bonnell ... Jerry
Dorothy Lovett ... Marge
Harold Peary ... Gildersleeve
Isabel Randolph ... Mrs. Uppington
Walter Baldwin ... Bill
Neil Hamilton ... Hilary Horton
Charles Halton ... Cudahy
Harlow Wilcox Harlow Wilcox ... Mr. Collins
Spencer Charters ... Motel Manager
Jed Prouty ... Mayor
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Storyline

Fibber McGee enlists the help of Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy in enticing an aircraft manufacturer to build a factory in the small town of Wistful Vista. Based on the "Fibber McGee and Molly" radio series. Written by Kevin Ackley <kackley1@aol.com>

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Comedy

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 1941 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

De tal palo tal tenorio See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

RKO Radio Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Fibber McGee: Just like eating lettuce nothing to it
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Crazy Credits

Charlie McCarthy, Edgar Bergen's ventriloquist dummy, is credited as playing himself. See more »

Connections

Followed by Here We Go Again (1942) See more »

Soundtracks

The Battle Cry of Freedom
(1962) (uncredited)
Written by George Frederick Root
Played as background when McGee thinks about being president
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Great Fun!
25 February 2005 | by beatleman6See all my reviews

I saw this movie about fifteen years ago on American Movie Classics. Having a great deal of interest in movies of this time period, I found it a lot of fun to watch. It is true that the plot is pretty thin, but for those familiar with the characters from repeats of old radio broadcasts it is great to put a face with the characters. I was surprised to see Lucille Ball in this picture. She really doesn't have a lot to do, but has some funny moments. I watch this movie with my children once or twice a year. They especially like the hand puppet Ophelia as well as the section where Charley McCarthy gets tipsy while drinking chocolate sodas. (They became familiar with Bergen by watching Disney's Fun and Fancy Free on DVD). Totally enjoyable and great for the whole family. Catch it when you can!


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