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Hot Water (1924)

Passed  -  Comedy  -  26 October 1924 (USA)
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Episodic look at married life and in-law problems. Adventures include a ride on a crowded trolley with a live turkey; a wild spin in a new auto with the in-laws in tow; and a sequence in ... See full summary »

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Episodic look at married life and in-law problems. Adventures include a ride on a crowded trolley with a live turkey; a wild spin in a new auto with the in-laws in tow; and a sequence in which Hubby accidently chloroforms his mother-in-law and is convinced that he has killed her. When she begins sleep-walking, he thinks that she has returned to haunt him. Written by Herman Seifer <alagain@aol.com>

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"Butterfly Six" is a fictional model name for the car. See more »

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When Harold takes off the chloroform bottle from the kid its label has the inscription "Alcohol 2%". Later when he gives a dose to mother the label has no longer the same inscription See more »

Quotes

Hubby: Marriage is like dandruff - it falls heavily upon your shoulders - you get a lot of free advice about it - but up to date nothing has been found to cure it.
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28 February 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Hot Water (1924)

*** (out of 4)

Harold Lloyd feature about the married life and those annoying mother in laws. This film is pretty much broken into three segments, all of which are full of nice laughs even though this certainly isn't a classic. The second segment involving Lloyd taking the family out in his new car gets the most laughs as the family destroys the car within minutes. The final segment has Lloyd thinking he's killed the mother in law only to have her come back as a ghost.

You can get this short in New Line's box set.


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