Blotto - Cast & Credits

Technical Credits

Produced by   Hal Roach
Directed by   James Parrott
Photographed by   George Stevens
Edited by   Richard Currier
Sound by   Elmer R. Raguse
Dialogue by   H.M. Walker
Story by   Leo McCarey




Stan Laurel   Himself
Oliver Hardy   Himself
Mrs. Laurel   Anita Garvin
Head Waiter   Stanley (Tiny) Sandford
Waiter   Baldwin Cooke
Mustachioed cabdriver   Charlie Hall
Rainbow Club singer   Frank Holliday
Shopkeeper   Jean de Briac
Phone-booth gawker   Dick Gilbert
Nightclub extra   Jack Hill
Valdimir Gueteron and his Orchestra   Themselves
Parts changed in the re-filmed French language version, UNE NUIT EXTRAVAGANTE:
Mrs. Laurel   Georgette Rhodes
Parts changed in the re-filmed Spanish language version, LA VIDA NOCTURNA:
Mrs. Laurel   Linda Loredo
Lady who sits on wet chair   Symona Boniface


Production and Distribution

  • Laurel & Hardy series
  • Production number L-30
  • Principal photography: Wednesday, December ll through Saturday, December 2l, l929, then resuming after the Christmas break from Thursday, December 26 through Tuesday, December 3l.
  • The two foreign language versions were shot from Thursday, January 2 through Friday, January 17, 1930.
  • Three reels (domestic issue) and five reels (export editions)
  • Released February 8, l930 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp.
  • Copyright February l3, l930 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp.
  • Copyright renewed September l0, l957 by Hal Roach Studios
    (copyright having been assigned in l956)

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