New Yorkers Bill and Connie Fuller have to move from their apartment. Without Bill's knowledge, Connie purchases a delapidated old farmhouse in Pennsylvania, where George Washington was ... See full summary »
New Yorkers Bill and Connie Fuller have to move from their apartment. Without Bill's knowledge, Connie purchases a delapidated old farmhouse in Pennsylvania, where George Washington was supposed to have actually slept during the American Revolution. Much of the humor comes from the couple's many problems they encounter while trying to fix up the place. Written by
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When Jack Benny's character is putting up the roof on his convertible, during the first rain storm at the new/old house, he forgets to put up his windows. As a minute ago he was speaking with Mr. Kilbride. See more »
[reading the letter from the old boot]
Gentlemen: We are facing a time of peril so grave in our brief National history, that there is now only the choice of serving the country a little longer, or having the country no longer to serve. Under the favor of Almighty God, we have become a Nation. Let me say to you that I hate war. But we remain one Nation, one People, that time is not distant when we may choose war o'er peace... In the words of Thom Paine, 'THESE are the times that try men's souls. ...
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This is one of the funniest films I've ever seen. A local station in Houston used to run this show on new year's eve and I would watch it every year. Few comics can top Benny and his deadpan delivery but Pa Kettle came close in this one as he played the slow motion yard man.
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