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Nazty Nuisance (1943)

Germany's Adolf Hitler, with his Axis-stooges, Italy's Mussolini and Japan's Suki Yama, although he tried to avoid taking them, is on his way, via submarine, to a tropical country to ... See full summary »

Director:

Glenn Tryon

Writers:

Earle Snell (original screenplay), Clarence Marks (original screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bobby Watson ... Adolph Hitler
Joe Devlin ... Benito Mussolini
Johnny Arthur ... Suki Yaki
Jean Porter ... Kela - Magician's Assistant
Ian Keith ... Chief Paj Mab
Frank Faylen ... Seaman Benson
Henry Victor ... Kapitan von Popoff
Emory Parnell ... Capt. Spense
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Storyline

Germany's Adolf Hitler, with his Axis-stooges, Italy's Mussolini and Japan's Suki Yama, although he tried to avoid taking them, is on his way, via submarine, to a tropical country to negotiate a treaty with the High Chief Paj Mab. However, an American P.T-boat crew is already there and have some plans for schickenbit-grubber and his buddies. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Taglines:

The comedy block-buster that will bust your buttons! (Favorite Films reissue one-sheet poster). See more »


Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 August 1943 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

That Nazty Nuisance See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Hal Roach Studios See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(TV) | (original)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Re-titled The Double Crossed Fool, this film was first purchased for telecast in New York City in mid-1948 by WPIX (Channel 11), as part of their newly acquired series of three dozen Hal Roach feature film productions, originally released theatrically between 1931 and 1943, and now being syndicated for television broadcast by Regal Television Pictures. However, no record of WPIX ever showing the film has been found. Its earliest documented telecasts were in New York City 5 July 1949 on WJZ (Channel 7), who picked up the Roach package after WPIX was finished with it, and in Detroit Thursday 22 September 1949 on WXYZ (Channel 7). See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Hitler: Dead or Alive (2011) See more »

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We Won the War Despite This!
25 April 2019 | by jimdexSee all my reviews

No doubt the Hollywood war propaganda machine was working overtime and exhausted when this little flicker was approved for production. The plot is terrible but the portrayals of Hitler and Mussolini are spot on. I bet GI's on troop ships heading for Europe found it hilarious. In that manner it's a little gem. A lot of production values in sets and costumes. Clever use of Alka-Seltzer. Enjoy it for what it is.


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