Gus Meins

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Babes in Toyland (1934)

Ollie Dee and Stanley Dum try to borrow money from their employer, the toymaker, to pay off the mortgage on Mother Peep's shoe and keep it and Little Bo Peep from the clutches of the evil Barnaby. When that fails, they trick Barnaby into marrying Stanley Dum ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins  •  Charley Rogers
CAST:  Stan Laurel  •  Oliver Hardy  •  Charlotte Henry  •  Felix Knight

Ollie Dee and Stanley Dum try to borrow money from their employer, the toymaker, to pay off the mortgage on Mother Peep's shoe and keep it and Little Bo Peep from the clutches of the evil Barnaby. When that fails, they trick Barnaby into marrying Stanley Dum ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins  •  Charley Rogers
CAST:  Stan Laurel  •  Oliver Hardy  •  Charlotte Henry  •  Felix Knight

His Exciting Night (1938)

A milquetoast clerk is betrothed to the socialite whose aunt holds a big account with his company.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Charles Ruggles  •  Richard Lane  •  Maxie Rosenbloom  •  Marion Martin

A milquetoast clerk is betrothed to the socialite whose aunt holds a big account with his company.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Charles Ruggles  •  Richard Lane  •  Maxie Rosenbloom  •  Marion Martin

Should Husbands Work? (1939)

A Higgins Family comedy  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  James Gleason  •  Lucile Gleason  •  Russell Gleason  •  Harry Davenport

A Higgins Family comedy  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  James Gleason  •  Lucile Gleason  •  Russell Gleason  •  Harry Davenport

My Wife's Relatives (1939)

My Wife's Relatives is an easy-to-take entry in Republic's "Higgins Family" series. It all begins when Joe Higgins (James Gleason), business manager of a prosperous candy-manufacturing firm, is ordered by his pompous boss Ellis (Purnell Pratt) to break up the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  James Gleason  •  Lucile Gleason  •  Russell Gleason  •  Harry Davenport

My Wife's Relatives is an easy-to-take entry in Republic's "Higgins Family" series. It all begins when Joe Higgins (James Gleason), business manager of a prosperous candy-manufacturing firm, is ordered by his pompous boss Ellis (Purnell Pratt) to break up the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  James Gleason  •  Lucile Gleason  •  Russell Gleason  •  Harry Davenport

An All American Toothache (1936)

Thelma volunteers Patsy as a subject for her friend who is in dental school and needs somebody to practice on.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Thelma Todd  •  Patsy Kelly  •  Johnny Arthur  •  Mickey Daniels

Thelma volunteers Patsy as a subject for her friend who is in dental school and needs somebody to practice on.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Thelma Todd  •  Patsy Kelly  •  Johnny Arthur  •  Mickey Daniels

Maid in Hollywood (1934)

Thelma, who came to Hollywood from Joplin to be a star, is ready to go home. She and her pal Patsy are packing up and packing it in. Then, through Patsy's deviousness, Thelma gets a call to come to the studio immediately to audition for a costume drama.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Thelma Todd  •  Patsy Kelly  •  Constance Bergen  •  Don Barclay

Thelma, who came to Hollywood from Joplin to be a star, is ready to go home. She and her pal Patsy are packing up and packing it in. Then, through Patsy's deviousness, Thelma gets a call to come to the studio immediately to audition for a costume drama.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Thelma Todd  •  Patsy Kelly  •  Constance Bergen  •  Don Barclay

One-Horse Farmers (1934)

The girls buy a country home that turns out to be a sand trap.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Thelma Todd  •  Patsy Kelly  •  James C. Morton  •  Billy Bletcher

The girls buy a country home that turns out to be a sand trap.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Thelma Todd  •  Patsy Kelly  •  James C. Morton  •  Billy Bletcher

Maids a la Mode (1933)

Instead of delivering some fancy dresses to a customer, the girls wear them to a party.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Zasu Pitts  •  Thelma Todd  •  Billy Gilbert  •  Cissy Fitzgerald

Instead of delivering some fancy dresses to a customer, the girls wear them to a party.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Zasu Pitts  •  Thelma Todd  •  Billy Gilbert  •  Cissy Fitzgerald

Asleep in the Feet (1933)

The girls moonlight as taxi dancers in order to earn some extra money.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Thelma Todd  •  Zasu Pitts  •  Billy Gilbert  •  Eddie Dunn

The girls moonlight as taxi dancers in order to earn some extra money.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Thelma Todd  •  Zasu Pitts  •  Billy Gilbert  •  Eddie Dunn

Air Fright (1933)

The girls are stewardesses on an experimental flight.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Thelma Todd  •  Patsy Kelly  •  Don Barclay  •  Billy Bletcher

The girls are stewardesses on an experimental flight.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Thelma Todd  •  Patsy Kelly  •  Don Barclay  •  Billy Bletcher

The Mysterious Miss X (1939)

After being mistaken for Scotland Yard detectives, two vaudevillians (Michael Whalen, Chick Chandler) try to solve a murder in a Midwestern town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Michael Whalen  •  Lynne Roberts  •  Chick Chandler  •  Mabel Todd

After being mistaken for Scotland Yard detectives, two vaudevillians (Michael Whalen, Chick Chandler) try to solve a murder in a Midwestern town.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Michael Whalen  •  Lynne Roberts  •  Chick Chandler  •  Mabel Todd

Grandpa Goes To Town (1940)

Joe and Lil Higgins invest their life savings in a frontier hotel. Upon arrival, the family discovers that the establishment is smack dab in the middle of a ghost town that hasn't seen a human face in years.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  James Gleason  •  Lucile Gleason  •  Russell Gleason  •  Harry Davenport

Joe and Lil Higgins invest their life savings in a frontier hotel. Upon arrival, the family discovers that the establishment is smack dab in the middle of a ghost town that hasn't seen a human face in years.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  James Gleason  •  Lucile Gleason  •  Russell Gleason  •  Harry Davenport

Scatterbrain (1940)

A Hollywood studio goofs and signs the wrong girl--a hillbilly from the Ozarks--to a movie contract. Comedy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Judy Canova  •  Alan Mowbray  •  Ruth Donnelly  •  Eddie Foy Jr.

A Hollywood studio goofs and signs the wrong girl--a hillbilly from the Ozarks--to a movie contract. Comedy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Judy Canova  •  Alan Mowbray  •  Ruth Donnelly  •  Eddie Foy Jr.

The Hit Parade (1937)

Agent Pete Garland is fired by society singer Monica Barrett after he got her a new radio contract, because she thinks her lawyer friend Teddy Leeds fits in better with her social status. To get even, Pete wants to make an unknown singer into a star. He finds Ruth ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Frances Langford  •  Phil Regan  •  Max Terhune  •  Edward Brophy

Agent Pete Garland is fired by society singer Monica Barrett after he got her a new radio contract, because she thinks her lawyer friend Teddy Leeds fits in better with her social status. To get even, Pete wants to make an unknown singer into a star. He finds Ruth ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Frances Langford  •  Phil Regan  •  Max Terhune  •  Edward Brophy

Roll Along, Cowboy (1937)

Singing cowboy Randy shows up at Mrs. Blake's ranch. She is beset by bad guys, and Randy loves her daughter Janet.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Smith Ballew  •  Cecilia Parker  •  Stanley Fields  •  Ruth Robinson

Singing cowboy Randy shows up at Mrs. Blake's ranch. She is beset by bad guys, and Randy loves her daughter Janet.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Smith Ballew  •  Cecilia Parker  •  Stanley Fields  •  Ruth Robinson

Romance on the Run (1938)

A (rather shady?) private detective specializing in recovering highly insured items gets involved in recovering a stolen necklace. In the process also gets involved with a secretary at the insurance company.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Donald Woods  •  Patricia Ellis  •  Grace Bradley  •  Edward Brophy

A (rather shady?) private detective specializing in recovering highly insured items gets involved in recovering a stolen necklace. In the process also gets involved with a secretary at the insurance company.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Donald Woods  •  Patricia Ellis  •  Grace Bradley  •  Edward Brophy

Teacher's Beau (1935)

The gang tries to dissuade their teacher from geting married.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Carl Switzer  •  Scotty Beckett  •  Billie Thomas  •  Donald Proffitt

The gang tries to dissuade their teacher from geting married.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Carl Switzer  •  Scotty Beckett  •  Billie Thomas  •  Donald Proffitt

Beginner's Luck (1935)

Spanky's mother's pushes him to join a local theater amateur night.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  George McFarland  •  Matthew 'Stymie' Beard  •  Scotty Beckett  •  Billie Thomas

Spanky's mother's pushes him to join a local theater amateur night.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  George McFarland  •  Matthew 'Stymie' Beard  •  Scotty Beckett  •  Billie Thomas

Second Childhood (1936)

A lonely, rich, hypochondriac is celebrating her 65th birthday in the same manner in which she observes the other 364 days of the year by complaining, berating her servants, taking her pills and grumping about everything around her, including the sunshine. A toy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Darla Hood  •  Eugene 'Porky' Lee  •  George McFarland  •  Carl Switzer

A lonely, rich, hypochondriac is celebrating her 65th birthday in the same manner in which she observes the other 364 days of the year by complaining, berating her servants, taking her pills and grumping about everything around her, including the sunshine. A toy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
CAST:  Darla Hood  •  Eugene 'Porky' Lee  •  George McFarland  •  Carl Switzer

Little Sinner (1935)

Rather than go to church, Spanky decides to go fishing - with disastrous results.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Meins
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Rather than go to church, Spanky decides to go fishing - with disastrous results.  (more)

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