Stout Hearts and Willing Hands

Stout Hearts and Willing Hands is a 1931 American Pre-Code short comedy film directed by Bryan Foy and starring Frank Fay and Lew Cody. At the 5th Academy Awards, held in 1932, it was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Short Subject (Comedy),[1] but was disqualified. No reason was given for the disqualification.[2]

Stout Hearts and Willing Hands
Directed byBryan Foy
Written byAlbert Austin
Walter Weems
StarringFrank Fay
Lew Cody
Edited byCharles Craft
Distributed byRKO Pathé Pictures
Release date
  • June 15, 1931 (1931-06-15)
Running time
20 minutes
CountryUnited States



  1. ^ "New York Times: Stout Hearts and Willing Hands". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2011. Archived from the original on March 3, 2011. Retrieved May 30, 2008.
  2. ^ "Academy Disqualifies Oscar-Nominated Song 'Alone Yet Not Alone'". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 15, 2014.

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