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The Fixer Uppers (1935)

Door-to-door greeting card salesmen Stanley and Oliver call upon Mrs. Pierre Gustave, a woman distraught over her husband's neglect. They agree to her plan to reclaim her husband's ... See full summary »

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Door-to-door greeting card salesmen Stanley and Oliver call upon Mrs. Pierre Gustave, a woman distraught over her husband's neglect. They agree to her plan to reclaim her husband's affection by making him jealous. But when Gustave arrives and finds his wife and Oliver in a tight embrace, he presents Oliver with his card and challenges him to a duel. The boys escape, but get drunk and pass out at a local cafe, and are returned to Gustave's apartment when the police find Gustave's card in Oliver's pocket. They awake (in Mrs. Gustave's bed) to find the enraged husband, pistol in hand. Written by Paul Penna <tterrace@wco.com>

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9 February 1935 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ases de la mala pata  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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Goofs

Part of Arthur Housman's costume (a fur coat) is visible through the window of the café as he is waiting for his cue. See more »

Quotes

Stanley: If you had a face like mine, you'd punch me right in the nose! And I'm just the feller that can do it!
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Connections

Remake of Slipping Wives (1927) See more »

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Ku-Ku
(1928) (uncredited)
Written by Marvin Hatley
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A Wonderful Short
25 August 2000 | by (London) – See all my reviews

This has too be one of my fav Laurel and Hardy short's , the two are greeting cards salesmen with their own brand of cards such as "Happy Christmas Mother Merry Christmas ma, Hi mommy mommy and a hot cha cha!" need i say more


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