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Scratch-As-Catch-Can is a 1932 American short comedy film directed by Mark Sandrich. It was nominated for an Academy Award at the 5th Academy Awards for Best Short Subject (Comedy).[1]

Directed byMark Sandrich
Produced byLou Brock
Written byBobby Clark
William Grew
John Grey
Mark Sandrich
StarringBobby Clark
Paul McCullough
Edited byTed Cheesman
Distributed byRKO Pictures
Release date
  • November 6, 1932 (1932-11-06)
Running time
19 minutes
CountryUnited States

This was a replacement for the originally nominated short Stout Hearts and Willing Hands, which was disqualified, for unknown reasons.[2]



  1. ^ "The 5th Academy Awards (1932) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved June 24, 2013.
  2. ^ "Academy Disqualifies Oscar-Nominated Song 'Alone Yet Not Alone'". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 15, 2014.

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