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Mummy's Boys (1936)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 2 October 1936 (USA)

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

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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.


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