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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)

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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Mrs. Hardy: [adorably] And make that hour short.

Stan: If you want me to go, I'll stay as long as you like.

Mr. Gilbert: [Leers at Stan and Ollie] While the Cat's away the Rats will play huh? Listen, I know where we can find a couple of beautiful blondes!

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George Chandler as "Reporter" is in studio records/casting call lists for this movie, but he was not seen in the viewed print.
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!"
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