Cohens and Kellys in Trouble, The (1933): George Stevens’ Film Debut, Starring George Sidney, Charlie Murray, Maureen O’Sullivan

George Stevens directed The Cohens and Kellys in Trouble, a pre-Code comedy film starring Charlie Murray, Andy Devine, and Maureen O’Sullivan.

It is the last film in the Cohens and Kellys series and the first director credit for George Stevens, after helming several short films.

George Sidney – Nathan Cohen
Charles Murray – Patrick Kelly
Maureen O’Sullivan – Mollie Kelly
Andy Devine – Andy Anderson
Jobyna Howland – Queenie Truelove
Maude Fulton – Miss Fern
Frank Albertson – Bob Graham
Henry Armetta – Captain Silva


The Cohens and Kellys in Trouble
Directed by George Stevens
Written by Albert Austin, Homer Croy, Fred Guiol, Jack Jungmeyer, Vernon Smith
Produced by Carl Laemmle, Jr.
Cinematography Len Powers
Edited by Robert Carlisle
Music by James Huntley (uncredited)
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date: April 15, 1933
Running time 69 minutes