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Two Weeks to Live (1943)

When Abner is mistakenly diagnosed as having only two weeks to live, his partner gets the idea that they can make a ton of money by having Abner perform all kinds of dangerous stunts.

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Cast overview:
Chester Lauck ...
Lum Edwards (as Lum)
Norris Goff ...
Abner Peabody (as Abner)
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Mr. Pinkney
Kay Linaker ...
Mrs. Madge Carmen
Irving Bacon ...
Omar Tennyson Gimpel
Herbert Rawlinson ...
J.J. Stark Sr.
Ivan F. Simpson ...
Professor Albert Frisby (as Ivan Simpson)
Rosemary La Planche ...
Miss LaPlanche, Dr. O'Brien's Nurse
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When Abner is mistakenly diagnosed as having only two weeks to live, his partner gets the idea that they can make a ton of money by having Abner perform all kinds of dangerous stunts.

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The "Back-Home" Boys Turn Big-City Jinx-Busters!

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When Lum & Abner arrive at Gold City to check out their railroad, there's a shot of a dilapidated shack with a dangling sign. This shot is flipped; the letters are backwards. A minute later, they actually walk in front of the shack; now the sign leans in the opposite direction and the letters are in the right order. See more »

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OK for a Grade B
3 April 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Abner is mistakenly diagnosed as having only two weeks to live.

His partner gets the idea that they can make a ton of money by having Abner perform all kinds of dangerous stunts.

Very believable plot, right?

This is a throwback to a different time and place.

If you are a fan of two-reelers for the 40s, you're apt to recognize a few characters who pop up here and there.

Overall it's a silly and dumb movie that is OK for a rainy day but won't mesmerize you in any way.

The characters are so strange.

I guess they worked on the radio but didn't translate so well on film.


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