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Have You Ever Wondered? (1947)

Approved | | Comedy, Short | 13 December 1947 (USA)
This Pete Smith Specialty tries to find the answers to some questions that have plagued mankind: Are women drivers worse than men?; How much money does the average gumball machine collect ... See full summary »

Director:

Dave O'Brien (as David Barclay)

Writers:

Joe Ansen, Dave O'Brien (as David Barclay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Pete Smith ... Narrator (voice) (as a Smith named Pete)
Dave O'Brien ... Husband / Driver / Man at Gumball Machine / Toupee Wearer
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This Pete Smith Specialty tries to find the answers to some questions that have plagued mankind: Are women drivers worse than men?; How much money does the average gumball machine collect in a month?; Are certain food combinations harmful (e.g., milk and pickles)? Written by David Glagovsky <dglagovsky@prodigy.net>

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Comedy | Short

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 December 1947 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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27 February 2008 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Have You Ever Wondered? (1947)

*** 1/2 (out of 4)

Pete Smith short takes a look at small thing that you might wonder about ever so often including whether men or women are better drivers or if certain foods mixed can cause you to get sick. This is one of the better shorts that I've seen from Smith as it remains interesting throughout and also has quite a few laughs especially one sequence, which deals with wigs.

Hollywood Scout (1945)

** (out of 4)

Pete Smith short about animal talents in Hollywood. There are a few good tricks shown but overall this thing is pretty boring and doesn't contain the laughs of most good Smith shorts.


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