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Basic facts

Original title The Nitwits
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Production country
Production company
Classification Tillåten från 15 år
Swedish release 1936-02-15


Bert Wheeler

Fred Keating
William Darrell

Betty Grable
Mary Roberts

Evelyn Brent
Mrs. Alice Lake

Erik Rhodes
George Clark

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Original title
Swedish release title
Working title


Director of Photography
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Script Supervisor
Special Effects
Associate Producer
Unit Manager
Camera Operator
Assistant Cameraman
Best Boy
Key Grip
Musical Director
Costume Designer
Make-up Supervisor


Bert Wheeler Johnnie
Robert Woolsey Newton
Fred Keating William Darrell
Betty Grable Mary Roberts
Evelyn Brent Mrs. Alice Lake
Erik Rhodes George Clark
Hale Hamilton Winfield Lake
Charles Wilson kapten Jennings
Arthur Aylesworth Lurch
Willie Best Sleepy
Lew Kelly J. Gabriel Hazel
- Ej krediterade:
Dorothy Granger Phyllis
Edgar Dearing Barney Riley, polisofficer
Joan Andrews sångerska
Donald Haines Hal, kontorspojke
Donald Kerr Martin
Billy Wayne Martin
Joey Ray Joey Ray, sångare
Dick Gilbert en av Svarta Änkans medhjälpare
Ham Kinsey en av Svarta Änkans medhjälpare
Floyd Shackelford en av Svarta Änkans medhjälpare
Pat West en av Svarta Änkans medhjälpare
Martin Cichy polis
Dick Curtis polis vid bevakningen
Jack Ellis dansare
Frances Grant dansare
Pat Harmon sjungande fånge
Constantine Romanoff sjungande fånge
Edward Peil Sr. polisassistent Eddie
Bob Reeves polis vid bevakningen
Arthur Treacher mannen med tennisutrustning
Jack Grant en man


Production company RKO Radio Pictures Inc.
Copyright RKO Radio Pictures Inc. 1935-06-07 LP5627
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) AB Svea Film 1936

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 52970
Date 1935-11
Classification Tillåten från 15 år
Original length 2195 meters
Censored length 2193 meters
Notes Aktlängder: 0, 0, 0, 0, 0.

Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Sound type Sound
Sound system RCA Victor "High Fidelity" Sound System
Colour type Svartvit
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in minutes 81 min
Reels 9 rullar

Production location

1935-03-01 1935-04-02

Release dates

Release in Sweden 1936-02-15 Odéon Stockholm Sweden 80 min
1936-02-15 Rex Stockholm Sweden 80 min
First showing 1935-06-07 USA 81 min

Soundtrack listing

Original title You Opened My Eyes
Composer Felix Bernard (1935)
Lyrics L. Wolfe Gilbert (1935)
Sung by Joey Ray
Joan Andrews

Original title Lon Chaney's Gonna Get You If You Don't Watch Out
Composer Gus Edwards (1929)
Lyrics Joe Goodwin (1929)
John T. Murray (1929)
Sung by Robert Woolsey

Original title Music in My Heart
Sung by Bert Wheeler
Betty Grable
Bert Wheeler (repris)
Robert Woolsey (repris)
Betty Grable (repris)
kör (repris)
Dancer Bert Wheeler
Betty Grable

Holdings Scripts

Script type Cutting continuity

Script type Dialoglista
Language English

Holdings Stills

Black and white print SET
Album No

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