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5d. Sh! The Octopus! (recurring in-jokes and threads - alt.movies.silent)




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This article is from the alt.movies.silent FAQ, by Rick Levinson Rick.Levinson@sympatico.ca and Emily Way emily@vex.net with numerous contributions by others.

5d. Sh! The Octopus! (recurring in-jokes and threads - alt.movies.silent)

Not a silent, but a 1937 Warner Bros. B-picture--running a scant 54
minutes and filmed almost entirely on one set. It's a loose remake of
the comedy-mystery warhorse "The Gorilla," and stars Allan Jenkins and
Hugh Herbert. A particular favorite of Michael Schlesinger (a.k.a.
Precode), who often jokingly cites it as the standard by which all films
must be judged.

 

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