Strikes and Spares

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Strikes and Spares
Poster of the movie Strikes and Spares.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Felix E. Feist
Produced by Pete Smith
Starring Pete Smith
Andy Varipapa
Distributed by MGM
Release date
  • October 20, 1934 (1934-10-20)
Running time
9 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Strikes and Spares is a 1934 American short sports film directed by Felix E. Feist. It was nominated for an Academy Award in 1934 for Best Short Subject (Novelty).[1][2]


  • Pete Smith as Narrator (voice)
  • Andy Varipapa as Himself - World's Greatest Bowling Fixture
  • Buster Brodie as Little Bald-Headed Man (uncredited)
  • Ray Turner as Pin Boy (uncredited)


  1. ^ "The 7th Academy Awards (1935) Nominees and Winners". Archived from the original on July 6, 2011. Retrieved August 7, 2011. 
  2. ^ "New York Times: Strikes and Spares". NY Times. Retrieved June 1, 2008. 

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