So You Want to Build a House (1948)

05/15/1948 (US) Comedy 11m
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In this comedic short, Joe McDoakes is evicted from his apartment and decides to build his own home. As the project progresses, his dream house turns into a nightmare.

  1. Richard L. Bare

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. George O'Hanlon

    George O'Hanlon

    Joe McDoakes

  2. Art Gilmore

    Narrator (voice)

  3. Jane Harker

    Jane Harker

    Alice McDoakes (uncredited)

  4. Donald Kerr

    Andy McGoon (uncredited)

  5. Mike Lally

    Office Worker at Desk (uncredited)

  6. Ralph Littlefield

    Building Inspector (uncredited)

  7. Charles Marsh

    Loan Manager (uncredited)

  8. Howard M. Mitchell

    Howard M. Mitchell

    Appraiser (uncredited)

  9. Ralph Peters

    Ralph Peters

    Happy Jack the Laughing Irishman (uncredited)

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Status Released

Original Language English

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