Thelma Todd & Zasu Pitts: The Hal Roach Collection 1931-33 (DVD)

Thelma Todd & Zasu Pitts: The Hal Roach Collection 1931-33 (DVD)

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Sexy, pre-code two-reel comedies showcasing Thelma Todd's timeless beauty and impeccable comedic ability.

These sexy, pre-code two-reel comedies showcasing Thelma Todd's timeless beauty and impeccable comedic ability. that wowed audiences during the Depression, tickling their funny bones as well. The vivacious, talented, and lovely Thelma Todd was Hal Roach's top female comedian, who in her short 29-year lifetime graced over 100 films. This collection brings together all of the films from her collaboration with Zasu Pitts, a veteran character actress with wonderful comedy timing and delightful comedic gestures who proves a fine comic foil for the blonde beauty. These two-reel short comedies also feature the wonderful Hal Roach stock company of comedians: Billy Gilbert, James C. Morton, Charlie Hall, Anita Garvin, Bud Jamison, and others, as well as special collaborations with other top Hal Roach stars like Laurel and Hardy and Charley Chase. The shorts: 1931: Let's Do Things, Catch-As Catch-Can, The Pajama Party, War Mamas, On The Loose - 1932: Sealskins, Red Noses, Strictly Unreliable, The Old Bull, Show Business, Alum and Eve, The Soilers, Sneak Easily - 1933: Asleep In the Feet, Maids a La Mode, The Bargain of the Century, One Track Minds

Bonus Materials

  • Commentaries by Richard M. Roberts, Randy Skretvedt, Brent Walker and Robert Farr
  • Stills and poster gallery
  • Restored from the original negatives

 

Cast & Crew

Actors:
  •       Thelma Todd
  •       Zasu Pitts
  •       Billy Gilbert
  •       James C. Morton
  •       Charlie Hall
  •       Anita Garvin
  •       Bud Jamison

Director: Marshall Neilan

Director: George Marshall

Director: Gus Meins

Director: and others

Producer: Hal Roach

Additional Details

Label: Kit Parker Films

Genre: Comedy

Language: English

Run Time: 340:00 mins

Region: 0

Release Date: 10/09/18

UPC: 688474350663