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The Hardys, hoping to avoid having the Laurels drop in and spoil their quiet evening, pretend not to be home when the couple inevitably call. But their subterfuge is discovered, and to make the best of it, Stanley and Oliver go out to buy ice cream. On the way, they spot Kate, a woman wanted by the police, jump in the river. They save her, only to have her blackmail them into supporting her, or else she'll claim they tried to kill her. Back home, troubles ensue when the boys try to keep their wives from learning what they've brought home instead of ice cream. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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Come on in - the laughs are fine! See more »

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19 September 1931 (USA)  »

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El canelo  »

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Linda Loredo died shortly before the release. See more »

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When Stan signs his name on the note look carefully on the door. You can see a marking which bears a similar resemblance, which would indicate a previous take. See more »

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Ice Cream Attendant: What can I do for you?
Oliver: We'd like a quart of your best ice cream.
Ice Cream Attendant: Yes, sir. What flavour?
Oliver: What flavours have you?
Ice Cream Attendant: Strawberry, Pineapple and Vanilla.
Oliver: [To Stanley] What Flavour do you want?
Stanley: I'll have chocolate
Ice Cream Attendant: I'm sorry, but we're out of chocolate.
Stanley: Have you any mustachio?
Ice Cream Attendant: No, we're out of mustachio.
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Two Laurel and Hardy
11 March 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Come Clean (1931)

*** (out of 4)

Laurel and Hardy save a woman from killing herself only to have her follow them home, which will get them in trouble with their wives. Plenty of funny segments here including the fight to save the woman and their attempt to buy some ice cream.

Politiquerias (1931)

** (out of 4)

Spanish version of Chickens Come Home once again suffers from sluggish Spanish-spoken dialogue from Laurel and Hardy. Two extra sequences were added for this Spanish version and they hurt more than they help.


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