MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 48,734 this week

Mummy's Boys (1936)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  2 October 1936 (USA)
5.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.3/10 from 119 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 4 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

Writers:

(screen play), (screen play), 3 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: June

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in June, brought to you by Swiffer.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1427 titles
created 17 Sep 2011
 
a list of 1964 titles
created 26 May 2012
 
a list of 271 titles
created 02 Jul 2012
 
a list of 103 titles
created 05 Jan 2014
 
list image
a list of 477 titles
created 28 Jan 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Mummy's Boys" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Mummy's Boys (1936)

Mummy's Boys (1936) on IMDb 5.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Mummy's Boys.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Two beachcombers with a yacht join woman-with-a-past Rita on a quest for black pearls on a secret island. Arrived, they find another white man has made himself high priest; but George, the ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Dwan
Stars: Virginia Mayo, Dennis Morgan, David Farrar
Brief Moment (1933)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A dissolute rich society boy marries a worldly nightclub singer, and she begins to have a wholly unexpected effect on him.

Director: David Burton
Stars: Carole Lombard, Gene Raymond, Donald Cook
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The Great Elmer and Company, two out-of-work magicians, help lovelorn Jerry Bronson adopt Spanky Milford, to distract him. When Bronson makes up and elopes, the pair are stuck with the ... See full summary »

Director: George Stevens
Stars: Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Mary Carlisle
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

An ex-con trying to go straight is framed for a million dollar armored car robbery and must go to Mexico in order to unmask the real culprits.

Director: Phil Karlson
Stars: John Payne, Coleen Gray, Preston Foster
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The stage stars Wheeler and Woolsey play two soldiers who go absent without leave in Paris, during World War I.

Director: Paul Sloane
Stars: Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Dorothy Lee
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Two fast-talking insurance salesmen meet Mary, who is running away from her wealthy mother, and they agree to help her run a hotel that she owns. When they find out that the hotel is run ... See full summary »

Director: Edward F. Cline
Stars: Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Dorothy Lee
Diplomaniacs (1933)
Certificate: Passed Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Barbers Willy Nilly and Hercules Glub have opened a barbershop in an Indian reservation, where they have no customers. When suddenly a white man asks for a shave, several Indians of the ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Seiter
Stars: Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Marjorie White
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Mark Sandrich
Stars: Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Ruth Etting
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Juan Manuel Torres
Stars: Valentín Trujillo, Mercedes Carreño, Leticia Perdigón
Silly Billies (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: Fred Guiol
Stars: Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Dorothy Lee
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

An eccentric heir must marry a widow in order to collect the millions left to him in his aunt's will, so a suicidal neighbor agrees to marry the man's young fiancée before offing himself.

Director: Benjamin Stoloff
Stars: Hugh Herbert, Helen Broderick, Roger Pryor
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Bert Wheeler and Robert Woolsey play a couple of broke, hungry vaudevillians who are holed up in a hotel room with a few (tame) lions. They are hired by a movie producer who wishes to send ... See full summary »

Director: Edward F. Cline
Stars: Robert Woolsey, Bert Wheeler, Raquel Torres
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bert Wheeler ...
Stanley Wright
Robert Woolsey ...
Aloysius C. Whittaker
Barbara Pepper ...
Mary Browning
Moroni Olsen ...
Dr. Edward Sterling
Frank M. Thomas ...
Phillip Browning
Willie Best ...
Catfish
Francis McDonald ...
Rasheed Bey
Frank Lackteen ...
Second Oriental
Charles Coleman ...
Kendall
Mitchell Lewis ...
Haroun Pasha
Frederick Burton ...
Professor Edwards
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2 October 1936 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Grande Cavação  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Victor System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

Muslims can only have a maximum of four wives, yet, in the hotel lobby in Egypt, they meet a sheik who claims to have six wives. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Wheeler & Woolsey Go Crazy In Egypt
4 June 2000 | by (Forest Ranch, CA) – See all my reviews

Two zany ditch diggers join an expedition intent on returning a cursed treasure to the burial chamber of Egyptian King Pharatime. But when a crazed killer starts spreading comedic terror in the tomb, who will come rescue the MUMMY'S BOYS?

This starts out as a suspense tale, with mysterious deaths & a Pharaoh's curse, but it soon becomes a typical Wheeler & Woolsey comedy (Bert Wheeler is the one with the curly hair; Robert Woolsey has the cigar & spectacles). The Boys are always fun to watch and this film is no exception, even if the plot is exceptionally silly. Unlike Laurel & Hardy, who relied heavily on slapstick & physical humor, Wheeler & Woolsey's comedy derived largely from the dialogue. Their best bit here: the `twenty miles as the crow flies' routine.

Barbara Pepper is Wheeler's love interest here; Willie Best adds to the craziness.


19 of 23 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Mummy's Boys (1936) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?