Ordered out of town by angry Judge Beaumont, vagrants Stanley and Oliver meet a congenial drunk who invites them to stay at his luxurious mansion. The drunk can't find his key, but the boys... See full summary »

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Ordered out of town by angry Judge Beaumont, vagrants Stanley and Oliver meet a congenial drunk who invites them to stay at his luxurious mansion. The drunk can't find his key, but the boys find a way in, sending the surprised woman inside into a faint. They revive her with what they think is water, but is actually gin, and all get tipsy in the process. Outside, the drunk realizes he's at the wrong house and stumbles off. Eventually, the real homeowner arrives, none other than Judge Beaumont. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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10 September 1932 (USA)  »

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Ayuda al prójimo  »

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Goofs

Laurel is seen smoking a cigar before he lights it. See more »

Quotes

Judge: If the jail wasn't full, I'd give you both 180 days, but since the jail is full, I'm going to give you just one hour.
Oliver: Thank you, sir.
Judge: To get out of town! And never let me set eyes on you again! Case dismissed.
Stanley Laurel: Does that mean we can go back to sleeping on the park bench?
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Edited into Dance of the Cookoos (1982) See more »

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(1928) (uncredited)
Music by Marvin Hatley
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Merry Mayhem With Mr. Laurel & Mr. Hardy
2 June 2000 | by (Forest Ranch, CA) – See all my reviews

LAUREL & HARDY Comedy Short.

An angry judge orders vagrants Stan & Ollie to `SCRAM!' or they'll be locked-up. Before they can obey, a good deed performed for an inebriated millionaire precipitates the Boys into a crazy series of misunderstandings.

A hilarious little film. Highlight: the wild romp with the lady of the house. That's Richard Cramer as His Honor; Arthur Housman as the drunk; and Vivien Oakland portrays the lady.


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