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Three years after this film's release Harris began his long run on radio's ''Radio/TheJackBennyProgram'', and decades later he found work as a voice artist for Disney animation, most famously voicing Baloo in ''WesternAnimation/TheJungleBook1967''.

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Three years after this film's release Harris began his long run on radio's ''Radio/TheJackBennyProgram'', and decades later he found work as a voice artist for Disney animation, most famously voicing Baloo in ''WesternAnimation/TheJungleBook1967''.
''WesternAnimation/TheJungleBook1967'' and Little John in ''WesternAnimation/RobinHood1973''.


* AsHimself: Phil Harris as a famous, successful bandleader who scores with all the ladies. It would be [[invoked]]MarySue if Harris had written the film himself.

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* AsHimself: Phil Harris as a famous, successful bandleader who scores with all the ladies. It would be [[invoked]]MarySue if Harris had written the film himself.

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* ShakingTheRump: One groupie during the golf club sequence makes a great show of getting into her stance to swing the golf club, when she is really shaking her bottom for the camera.
* ShowerScene: Phil and all the groupies are shown taking showers in the shower room at the golf club.


%% * GettingCrapPastThe Radar: Due to overwhelming and persistent misuse, GCPTR is on-page examples only until 01 June 2021. If you are reading this in the future, please check the trope page to make sure your example fits the current definition.


* GettingCrapPastTheRadar:
** Walter suggests Harris is gay by adopting a stereotypically gay voice and saying "I'll bet he's one of those boys who crochets and makes lampshades!"
** At the end it's all but stated that Phil had sex with Walter's wife, outside, behind the bushes at the country club. There's some activity visible behind the leaves, Phil comes out disheveled, and Dorothy is murmuring his name when in bed with Walter that night. And at the end when Dorothy is having a baby, Walter's look of horror and the playing of the "So this is Harris" theme in a comic minor key suggests that the baby might be Phil's.

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%% * GettingCrapPastTheRadar:
** Walter suggests Harris is gay by adopting a stereotypically gay voice
GettingCrapPastThe Radar: Due to overwhelming and saying "I'll bet he's one of those boys who crochets and makes lampshades!"
** At the end it's all but stated that Phil had sex with Walter's wife, outside, behind the bushes at the country club. There's some activity visible behind the leaves, Phil comes out disheveled, and Dorothy
persistent misuse, GCPTR is murmuring his name when in bed with Walter that night. And at the end when Dorothy is having a baby, Walter's look of horror and the playing of the "So on-page examples only until 01 June 2021. If you are reading this is Harris" theme in a comic minor key suggests that the baby might be Phil's.future, please check the trope page to make sure your example fits the current definition.


Decades after this short film Phil Harris got work as a voice for Disney animation, most famously voicing Baloo in ''WesternAnimation/TheJungleBook1967''.

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Decades Three years after this short film Phil film's release Harris got began his long run on radio's ''Radio/TheJackBennyProgram'', and decades later he found work as a voice artist for Disney animation, most famously voicing Baloo in ''WesternAnimation/TheJungleBook1967''.


* YourCheatingHeart: Adultery and cheating everywhere. The woman in the cab in the opening scene is with her husband but apparently is also one of Phil Harris's girlfriends. One of the women in the nightclub is kissing a man while surreptitiously holding hands with another man at the next table. And both Dorothy and Walter try and cheat on each other at the golf club, and apparently Dorothy actually does.


Decades after this short film Phil Harris got work as a voice for Disney animation, most famously voicing Baloo in ''Disney/TheJungleBook''.

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Decades after this short film Phil Harris got work as a voice for Disney animation, most famously voicing Baloo in ''Disney/TheJungleBook''.
''WesternAnimation/TheJungleBook1967''.

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* SexyFigureGesture: As described under LampshadedDoubleEntendre, the old golfer at the club emphasizes the importance of "form" in golf while making the hourglass gesture.


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* IdiosyncraticWipe: The film transitions from the nightclub to the golf course by covering the top and bottom of the screen until there's a thin horizontal line across the middle. Then the line turns 90 degrees until it's vertical, then it pulls back left and right to open the golf club segment.

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* IdiosyncraticWipe: The film transitions from the nightclub to the golf course by covering the top and bottom of the screen until there's a thin horizontal line across the middle. Then the line turns 90 degrees until it's vertical, then it pulls back left and right to open the golf club segment. Another wipe has the new scene, of Phil and Walter out on the links, sort of drip down over the old scene of the groupies practicing their golf swings.


* IdiosyncraticWipe: The film transitions from the nightclub to the golf course by covering the top and bottom of the screen until there's a thin horizontal line across the middle. Then the line turns 90 degrees until it's vertical, then it pulls back left and right to open the golf club segment.



* UnconventionalWipe: The film transitions from the nightclub to the golf course by covering the top and bottom of the screen until there's a thin horizontal line across the middle. Then the line turns 90 degrees until it's vertical, then it pulls back left and right to open the golf club segment.

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''So This Is Harris!'' is a 1933 short film (28 minutes) directed by Mark Sandrich.

It focuses on [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phil_Harris Phil Harris]], now thoroughly forgotten, then a well-known singer and bandleader. The film opens with a married couple going to see Harris perform at the Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Los Angeles. It is established that Harris is TheCasanova (a newspaper report says "Husband names Harris in suit for divorce") who attracts hordes of women to the Cocoanut Grove.

One of Phil's fans is a married woman named Dorothy. Dorothy's boring, ineffectual husband Walter is highly annoyed by his wife's frenzied devotion to Harris. One day Dorothy's friend Lillian gets word that Phil Harris is spending the afternoon hitting the links at the Hollywood Golf Club. Dorothy and Lillian make haste for the golf club--but what they don't know is that Walter is also playing golf there.

Decades after this short film Phil Harris got work as a voice for Disney animation, most famously voicing Baloo in ''Disney/TheJungleBook''.

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* AsHimself: Phil Harris as a famous, successful bandleader who scores with all the ladies. It would be [[invoked]]MarySue if Harris had written the film himself.
** Walter Catlett plays a character named "Walter Catlett" but it doesn't seem to be him; there's no hint that this Catlett is an actor.
* BerserkButton: Walter has a habit of freaking out at hearing Phil Harris music or at the very mention of Phil Harris. In one scene Walter smashes the radio at the club gym to smithereens, to stop it playing Phil Harris, when the song is actually Phil Harris himself singing in the shower.
* ButLiquorIsQuicker: Suggested by Walter to Phil as a means of getting Lillian and Lillian's friend going, Walter of course not knowing that the girl with Phil is his wife.
* TheCasanova: Phil Harris, bagging women all over town, getting named in divorce suits.
* ChekhovsGun: In the first scene with Walter and Dorothy she kisses him behind the ear, and because he's a jerk he complains in an obnoxious manner about what an odd habit that is. At the end Phil asks Walter if there's any lipstick behind his ear, and Walter realizes to his horror just who the groupie with Phil was.
* DramaticIrony: Walter rants and rants about how much he hates Phil Harris and how Phil Harris is just the worst, all directly to Phil Harris. Phil good-naturedly responds that he can't get away from Phil Harris either, that he has to listen to Phil Harris when he first gets up in the morning.
* ExcitedShowTitle: ''So This Is Harris!''
* ExtraExtraReadAllAboutIt: "Husband names Harris in suit for divorce!"
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar:
** Walter suggests Harris is gay by adopting a stereotypically gay voice and saying "I'll bet he's one of those boys who crochets and makes lampshades!"
** At the end it's all but stated that Phil had sex with Walter's wife, outside, behind the bushes at the country club. There's some activity visible behind the leaves, Phil comes out disheveled, and Dorothy is murmuring his name when in bed with Walter that night. And at the end when Dorothy is having a baby, Walter's look of horror and the playing of the "So this is Harris" theme in a comic minor key suggests that the baby might be Phil's.
* GroupieBrigade: All the hot ladies at the golf club who ooh and aah over Phil Harris. One says she wishes he'd run for President.
* LampshadedDoubleEntendre: Many. The old golfer at the club gives a entendre-laden golf lesson to the hot ladies in which he emphasizes the importance of "form" while making the standard 'hourglass figure' gesture. All the golf groupies then go through a golf lesson that seems to mainly consist of striking provocative poses. One lady teeing up while vigorously wiggling her bottom says "Go ahead and swing that thing" before swinging her golf club.
* MamasBabyPapasMaybe: At the end Dorothy is in the hospital giving birth. Walter is outside the hospital pacing nervously. At the cry of "It's a boy!", Walter suddenly stops and looks horrified. The "So this is Harris" music plays in a comic minor key, suggesting the possibility that Phil might be the father of Dorothy's baby.
* RhymesOnADime: The dialogue in the opening sequence between the couple in the car, the taxi driver, and the cop, is all rhymed. So is the dialogue of the Phil Harris groupies at the golf club.
* SceneryCensor: The most surprising scene in this surprisingly dirty movie is in the showers at the golf club. As Phil Harris in his shower stall croons about, uh, singing in the shower, all the hot girls in the Groupie Brigade wriggle and dance in their stalls. The camera slowly pans down a line of naked women in shower stalls, their naughty bits hidden by a modesty wall.
* TitleDrop: The phrase "so this is Harris!" is repeated several times. The husband in the opening sequence says it ruefully after realizing his wife has the hots for Phil Harris. The groupies at the country club say it in unison after talking about how much they want him. And Dorothy mutters it in her sleep, much to her husband's displeasure.
* UnconventionalWipe: The film transitions from the nightclub to the golf course by covering the top and bottom of the screen until there's a thin horizontal line across the middle. Then the line turns 90 degrees until it's vertical, then it pulls back left and right to open the golf club segment.
* YourCheatingHeart: Adultery and cheating everywhere. The woman in the cab in the opening scene is with her husband but apparently is also one of Phil Harris's girlfriends. One of the women in the nightclub is kissing a man while surreptitiously holding hands with another man at the next table. And both Dorothy and Walter try and cheat on each other at the golf club, and apparently Dorothy actually does.
* YourTelevisionHatesYou: Walter is ranting at the golf course about how much he hates Phil Harris (in the presence of Phil Harris of course). He's annoyed by someone playing Phil Harris on a phonograph. He puts a stop to that, but then is infuriated by someone playing Phil Harris on a car radio. He puts a stop to that, only for a goddamn ''blimp'' to fly overhead playing Phil Harris over loudspeakers as a promotion.

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