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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Let George Do It  »

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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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Edited into Laurel and Hardy's Laughing 20's (1965) See more »

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Most of the things just don't work anymore
28 April 2003 | by (The Hague, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I always enjoy to watch the classic comedy movies from Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and Laurel & Hardy. With most of those movies it is too bad that the jokes don't work anymore. That is also the case with 'From Soup to Nuts'. I enjoyed it, but I laughed only once. That laugh was near the end where they must serve a salad without the dressing (in this short Laurel & Hardy are waiters). I think you will know what the laugh was. There are some other funny moments, but not funny enough to really laugh. If you like the classic shorts you will like this one as well but don't expect too much.


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