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March 4, 1938 ‘Merrily We Live’ was released by Hal Roach Studios
This is one of the higher rated Roach feature films where Patsy co-starred. Definitely worth a watch. Stay tuned for a future post about some of the behind the screen drama between Ms. Bennett and Patsy!
A cynical writer, unwittingly infiltrates a loony house of philanthropists. Mrs. Emily Kilbourne runs a household that, due to her charitable nature, is as much a loony-bin as happy home. When he joins the menage, Aherne falls head over heels in love with the eldest daughter, played by Constance Bennett.
- Written by colissimo
John Hubbard and Carole Landis in Turnabout (1940), directed by Hal Roach.
How To Roller Skate
That is “Our Gang” on the cover of this mini pamphlet brought to by the Chicago Roller Skate Co., 1936.
This little book is full of handy-dandy roller skating tricks and (not-so subtle) hints on which roller skates are best.
Harold Eugene “Hal” Roach, Sr. (January 14, 1892 – November 2, 1992)
Born Today, January 14, in 1892 Pioneer Hal Roach…
Roach produced over 1,000 shorts & films including Harold Lloyd, Laurel & Hardy, Our Gang; silents & sound…
In 1984 Hal Roach was awarded an Honorary Academy Award for his unparalleled record of distinguished contributions to motion pictures…