Edgar Kennedy - Rediscovered Comedies of Edgar Kennedy, Volume 3

A collection of 10 classic Edgar Kennedy comedy shorts including "The Other Fellow," a rare public-service film produced by Chevrolet Motors featuring Edgar Kennedy in multiple roles.
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  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 43 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released: January 25, 2013
  • Originally Released: 1938
  • Label: Alpha Video
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)

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Description by OLDIES.com:

Edgar Kennedy (1890-1948) was one of the funniest movie comedians of his era and the master of "the slow burn": playing characters who struggle to keep their composure up to, including and beyond the boiling point - but then all yell breaks loose!

Bald and stocky, the former boxer honed the comedy of exasperation in silent days, opposite such greats as Laurel & Hardy and Charley Chase. In the sound era, he made scores of RKO shorts playing an "Average Man" for whom marriage is a three-ring circus: engagement ring, wedding ring and suffering. Between 1931 and 1948 he acted in 100-plus RKO shorts in which he fought losing battles with his wife, in-laws, neighbors, landlords, cops and more.

In addition to the nine RKO shorts featured in this compilation, there is an unusual oddity: "The Other Fellow," a Chevrolet-General Motors driver safety short with Edgar as a motorist exploding with road rage at the carelessness of other drivers - all of them also played by Kennedy!

  • The Other Fellow (1937)
  • Ears Of Experience (1938)
  • Clock Wise (1939)
  • Sunk By The Census (1940)
  • A Quiet Fourth (1941)
  • Hot Foot (1943)
  • It's Your Move (1945)
  • You Drive Me Crazy (1945)
  • Motor Maniacs (1946)
  • Trouble Or Nothing (1946)
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  • UPC: 089218691590
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