The Tree in a Test Tube

USDA Forest Service wartime short on the uses of wood.

Two of the greatest clowns ever are harassed by Pete Smith about the articles on their persons.

Lee Vickers takes over for a quick trip to the lab.

Said to be Kodachrome, 16mm.

“Laurel and Hardy’s only surviving theatrical color film appears to have been shot at 20th Century-Fox during the production of Jitterbugs. Reportedly, they made their appearance during their lunch hour.” By Skretvedt’s reckoning, January, 1943.