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Hellzapoppin’ (1941)

If Hellzapoppin‘ topped the Youtube hit list, the world would be a much better place. This film, based on a story idea by Marx Brothers scribe Nat Perrin (no surprise), and a Broadway play starring Ole Olsen and Chic Johnson, the same wacky duo who run wild through the film, was released in 1941, same year as Citizen Kane. Which film is better? Why not watch Hellzapoppin‘ now so you too can judge?

Update 4/24/13: You can read a recent (albeit spoiler-filled) piece on the film here.

Written by David Kilmer

March 26, 2013 at 1:56 pm

Posted in Films

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