Leon Errol Collection, Volume 3

Comedian Leon Errol stars in six hilarious RKO short subjects.
Leon Errol Collection, Volume 3
SALE: $5.95
List Price: $7.98
You Save: $2.03 (25% Off)
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
Format:  DVD-R
sku:  ALP 7989D
Brand New

DVD-R Details

  • Run Time: 1 hours, 52 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Released: September 26, 2017
  • Originally Released: 1936
  • Label: Alpha Video

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring , , , , , , &
Directed by , , , &

Description by OLDIES.com:

Leon Errol (1881-1951) was a legend in vaudeville long before he ever set foot on a soundstage. The Australian-born funnyman starred in and directed the Ziegfeld Follies on Broadway alongside such fellow luminaries as W.C. Fields and Fanny Brice. Hollywood beckoned, and Errol appeared in studio features such as the all-star cast Alice in Wonderland (1933), the classic 1941 Fields comedy Never Give A Sucker An Even Break, and the Universal horror sequel The Invisible Man's Revenge (1944). His greatest success was in RKO's popular "Mexican Spitfire" series co-starring Lupe Velez, in which Errol played the dual roles of Uncle Matt Lindsay and Lord Basil Epping. In addition, he made six short two-reel comedies a year for the studio beginning in 1934. Shortly after completing the final short, Too Many Wives (1951), Errol died of a heart attack in Hollywood. He has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

This exclusive collection of 6 vintage comedy shorts from Errol's long-running affiliation with RKO Pictures offers a side-splitting glimpse into the comic magic that entertained millions of moviegoers. One Live Ghost even features a young Lucille Ball in an early role!

  • One Live Ghost (1936)
  • Rented Riot (1937)
  • His Pest Friend (1938)
  • Radio Runaround (1943)
  • Wedtime Stories (1943)
  • Girls, Girls, Girls (1944)

Keywords:

This product is made-on-demand by the manufacturer using DVD-R recordable media. Almost all DVD players can play DVD-Rs (except for some older models made before 2000) - please consult your owner's manual for formats compatible with your player. These DVD-Rs may not play on all computers or DVD player/recorders. To address this, the manufacturer recommends viewing this product on a DVD player that does not have recording capability.
Alpha Video DVDs
Alpha Video - DVD Sale
Own it on DVD for $5.99 or less

Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 1,961
  • UPC: 089218798992
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

Film Collectors & Archivists: Alpha Video is actively looking for rare and unusual pre-1943 motion pictures, in good condition, from Monogram, PRC, Tiffany, Chesterfield, and other independent studios for release on DVD. We are also interested in TV shows from the early 1950s. Share your passion for films with a large audience. Let us know what you have.
To place an order or for customer service, call toll-free 1-800-336-4627 or outside the United States, call 1-610-649-7565
Open Monday-Friday: 8am-10pm, Saturday: 10am-9pm, Sunday: 11am-8pm (Eastern Time)
Se habla Español! Spanish-speaking representatives available, Monday-Friday: 9am-4pm (Eastern Time)