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Nothing But Trouble (1944)

Passed  |   |  Comedy  |  6 December 1944 (USA)
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Two bumbling servants are hired by a dizzy society matron to cook and serve a meal to visiting royalty.

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Mrs. Hawkley
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Prince Saul
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Mr. Hawkley
David Leland ...
John Warburton ...
Ronetz
Matthew Boulton ...
Prince Prentiloff
Connie Gilchrist ...
Mrs. Flannigan
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Working as chef and butler, the boys wreck a fancy dinner party and, in the process, accidently foil a plot, by enemy agents, to poison a young exiled king. Written by Herman Seifer <alagain@aol.com>

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king | butler | zoo | steak | soup kitchen | See All (19) »

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Nothing but fun! (Title lobby card).

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Comedy

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Passed | See all certifications »
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6 December 1944 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Homefront  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

MGM production number 1332. See more »

Goofs

The raw sirloin in the lion's cage bounces when dropped, showing it as rubber or plastic. See more »

Quotes

Oliver: Come Stanley, let no one say that we were afraid to die.
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Featured in Laurel & Hardy: Their Lives and Magic (2011) See more »

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America the Beautiful
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Decent
29 February 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Nothing But Trouble (1944)

** (out of 4)

Laurel and Hardy meet a young boy and soon they discover that he's really a King. The duo must protect the boy from a few people trying to kill him. Once again, I had heard this was a pretty bad film but while it's miles from Hal Roach material, the film contains a few laughs and has a little charm to it. It's too bad Warner isn't including this in their upcoming set but my recording from TCM, which seemed to be remastered, will do just fine. The best moment takes place in a zoo where L&H must try and steal a streak away from a lion. Another nice moment is when Laurel is trying to ref a football game. Most of the gags are lazy and fall on their face but the film is a decent time killer.


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