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The Midnight Patrol (1933)

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Short | 20 min | Short, Comedy

Novice policemen Stanley and Oliver, eating lunch in their patrol car, nearly have their spare tire stolen by a thief and his sassy partner. They then miss the broadcast address of a burglary in progress, and Stanley borrows the phone in a...See moreNovice policemen Stanley and Oliver, eating lunch in their patrol car, nearly have their spare tire stolen by a thief and his sassy partner. They then miss the broadcast address of a burglary in progress, and Stanley borrows the phone in a jewelry store to call the station, mistaking the safecracker inside for the shop's owner. The boys eventually manage to catch the apparent burglar and bring him back to the station, only to find it's really the police chief, who'd been locked out of his house. The chief exacts a rather dire revenge upon the two rookie cops. Written by Paul Penna See less
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Cinematographer
Art Lloyd (photography)
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Updated Aug 3, 1933

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Aug 3, 1933 (United States)

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13 cast members
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Stan Laurel
Officer Stanley Laurel Officer Stanley Laurel   See fewer
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Oliver Hardy
Officer Oliver Hardy Officer Oliver Hardy   See fewer
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Harry Bernard
Jail Visitor (uncredited) Jail Visitor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Billy Bletcher
Radio Dispatcher (voice) (uncredited) Radio Dispatcher (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Brownlee
Police Chief Ramsbottom (uncredited) Police Chief Ramsbottom (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Corporal
Butler (uncredited) Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edgar Dearing
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Dunn
Police Sergeant (uncredited) Police Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charlie Hall
Tire Thief's Partner (uncredited) Tire Thief's Partner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Kortman
Tire Thief (uncredited) Tire Thief (uncredited)   See fewer
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James C. Morton
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tiny Sandford
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Terry
Safecracker (uncredited) Safecracker (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.2 / 10 | 1,119 votes