Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Yes, Yes, Nanette - 1925

Country: United States
Language: English
Directors: Clarence Hennecke, Stan Laurel
Writer: Carl Harbaugh
Stars: James Finlayson, Grant Gorman and Jack Gavin
Release Date: 19 July 1925 (USA)
Also known as: Ja, Ja, Nanette (Netherlands - DVD title)
Production Co: Hal Roach Studios
Sound Mix: Silent
Color: Black and White
Plot Keywords: Dog | Letter | Wig | Collapsing Chair | William Jennings Bryan  | Cigar Smoking | Family Relationships | Hal Roach | Husband Wife Relationship | Family Home | Piano | Character Name In Title
Genres: Family | Short | Comedy
Nanette sends a letter to her family telling of her new husband, Hillory. When Hillory arrives to meet the family, he gets insulted by each member, including the dog, and loses his wig. After having dinner with the family, Nanette's former lover returns, and Hillory must confront him. 
The title is a spoof of the name of a hugely successful Broadway musical from 1925, "No, No, Nanette". 

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