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Block-Heads (1938) was a Comedy - War Film directed by John G. Blystone and produced by Hal Roach and Hal Roach Jr..

Academy Awards 1938 --- Ceremony Number 11 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Music - ScoringMarvin HatleyNominated
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Block-Heads (1938)

By Beatrice on Nov 28, 2013 From Flickers in Time

Block-Heads Directed by John G. Blystone Written by Charlie Rogers, Felix Adler, et al 1938/USA Hal Roach Studios First viewing Mrs. Hardy: I’ll say he’s different! For some reason, this just did not tickle my funny bone. The story opens in the trenches of WWI France. ?Ollie departs fo... Read full article


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Mr. Gilbert: I know where there's a whole bunch of blondes!


Mr. Gilbert: I don't bring 'em back alive; I shoot 'em. I come back alive.


Stan: [to 901 guy] There's going to be a fight.
Stan: [to bypassers] There's going to be a fight.
Stan: [to guy going into apartment] Hey, there's going to be a fight.
Stan: [to desk guy] You better call an ambulance. It's going to be terrible. There's going to be a fight.


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The role of Mrs. Hardy was originally intended for actress Mae Busch.
The movie ends with big-game hunter Billy Gilbert chasing and shooting at Stan and Ollie. The original ending, nixed by producer Hal Roach, was to show Stan and Ollie's stuffed heads on Gilbert's wall, with a stuffed Ollie telling Stan, "Here's another nice mess you've gotten me into!"
George Chandler as "Reporter" is in studio records/casting call lists for this movie, but he was not seen in the viewed print.
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