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L&H Jitterbugs 1943.jpg
Theatrical poster
Directed by Malcolm St. Clair
Produced by Sol M. Wurtzel
Written by Scott Darling
Starring Stan Laurel
Oliver Hardy
Vivian Blaine
Robert Bailey
Douglas Fowley
Noel Madison
Lee Patrick
Robert Emmett Keane
Music by Lew Pollack
Cinematography Lucien N. Andriot
Edited by Norman Colbert
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Release dates
  • June 25, 1943 (1943-06-25)
Running time
74' 24"
Language English

Jitterbugs is a 1943 Laurel and Hardy feature film produced by Sol M. Wurtzel and directed by Mal St.Clair.


The plot involves the team as a travelling two-man band selling "gas pills" in gas-short, wartime America.


The film is notable for its dance sequences and the interaction between the duo with Vivian Blaine and Lee Patrick. Blaine, who later starred in the Broadway production of Guys and Dolls, was among those who honored Laurel and Hardy during their December 1954 appearance on NBC's This is Your Life.

The film was a reworking of Arizona to Broadway, made ten years earlier by the Fox Film Corporation.


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