Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Wheeler and Woolsey RKO Comedy Classics Collection From Warner Home Video On Feb. 26

DVD & Blu-ray Release Report
Warner Home Video announced today that a four-disc, nine-film collection showcasing the comedy antics of Bert Wheeler and Robert Woolsey will be available to own on DVD on Feb. 26.   The set is titled Wheeler and Woolsey RKO Comedy Classics Collection.

Included in the collection are:  Half Shot At Sunrise (1930, with Dorothy Lee — an early co-star for the comedy duo), Hook, Line and Sinker (1930, also with Lee), Cracked Nuts (1931, again co-starring Dorothy Lee), Caught Plastered (1931, with Lee plus Jason Robards, Sr. and Charles Middleton), Hold 'Em Jail (1932, with Betty Grable in an early film role … others in the cast include Edgar Kennedy, Roscoe Ates, Robert Armstrong and another Wheeler and Woolsey regular, Edna May Oliver), Hips, Hips, Hooray (1934, Lee is joined by Thelma Todd and Ruth Etting), The Nitwits (1935, Betty Grable returns), Mummy's Boys (1936, co-starring Barbara Pepper) and High Flyers (1937, a stellar cast that includes Lupe Velez, Jack Carson, Margaret Dumont and Marjorie Lord).

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