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From Soup to Nuts (1928)

Inexperienced waiters (Laurel & Hardy) are hired for a swank dinner party.

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Mrs. Culpepper
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Mr. Culpepper
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The newly rich Mrs. Culpepper, eager to make an impression in high society, has planned a big dinner party. Her husband is less than enthusiastic, and she herself has much to learn about society ways. But her worst problem is that the two special waiters whom she has hired turn out to be clumsy and inexperienced bumblers. Written by Snow Leopard

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24 March 1928 (USA)  »

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This entire movie was re-worked into a smaller timescale eleven years later in the first part of A Chump at Oxford (1940), with Stan & Ollie posing as maid & butler. Also, Anita Garvin re-prised her role in that movie as the host, and adopted the name "Mrs. Vandervere" as her character name. This is the real-life name of one of the party guests seen in THIS movie. See more »

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Referenced in A Chump at Oxford (1940) See more »

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Some Wiggler
19 August 2004 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

"Some wiggler huh?" Oliver Hardy says while both he and Stan Laurel ogle Anita Garvin's swaying backside (and quite an ogle inducing backside it is).

Quite refreshing to see a pre-code comedy that shows that men were not indifferent to female charms despite what most films from 1935 to 1950-something would have us believe. Nothing smutty like you would see today. Just an appreciation of the female form in all it's glory.

And besides, it's Laurel & Hardy.

d:) d:)


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