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Let's Talk Turkey (1939)

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Short | 10 min | Comedy, Short

It's Thanksgiving. Newlywed husband Abner Poodlebean faces the turkey his wife has prepared: she wants him to carve it at the table in front of her scowling family, and Abner has no idea how to proceed. The film's narrator has us cut away ...See moreIt's Thanksgiving. Newlywed husband Abner Poodlebean faces the turkey his wife has prepared: she wants him to carve it at the table in front of her scowling family, and Abner has no idea how to proceed. The film's narrator has us cut away to the kitchen of chef M.O. Cullen who demonstrates the proper way to carve the bird, spoon out the stuffing, and lay out the platter. Back to Abner, who's missed Cullen's lesson, so he makes a fine mess. Can this marriage survive? Written by See less
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Writers
Thornton Sargent (story) | Robert Lees (screenplay) | Frederic I. Rinaldo (screenplay) (as Fred Rinaldo)
Cinematographer
John F. Seitz (as John Seitz)
Editor
Philip W. Anderson (as Philip Anderson)
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Updated Oct 28, 1939

Release date
Oct 28, 1939 (United States)

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6 cast members
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Max O. Cullen
Self - Turkey Carving Expert (as M.O. Cullen) Self - Turkey Carving Expert (as M.O. Cullen)   See fewer
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Tommy Bond
Little Otto (uncredited) Little Otto (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Guhl
Abner's Brother-in-Law (uncredited) Abner's Brother-in-Law (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Newell
Abner J. Poodlebeam (uncredited) Abner J. Poodlebeam (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sally Payne
Abner's Wife (uncredited) Abner's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pete Smith
Self - Narrator (uncredited) Self - Narrator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

5.8 / 10 | 86 votes