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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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Storyline

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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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: Well, there's nothing to it. All you have to do is look the lion straight in the eyes. Lions are afraid of that. I read that in a book.
Stan: But did the lion read the book?
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Featured in Laurel & Hardy: Their Lives and Magic (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

America the Beautiful
(1882) (uncredited)
Music by Samuel A. Ward
In the score when a ship heads for the United States
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Better than today's comedies that's for sure.
27 April 2006 | by (Hampton,Virginia) – See all my reviews

On my nineteenth birthday I went to the movies to see BENCHWARMERS, which was decent but I feel that it had too many gross out moments. It is interesting to see that when a comedian is in decline they turn towards the children audience that's what happen with David Spade and Rob Schneider and also Abbott & Costello. This goes the same with Laurel and Hardy. I taped this movie off of TCM and I watched it later on and I found this was a lot more funny and lot more heart than say, BIG DADDY. To me they are the only comedians to have been so cuddley they could've been dolls. The movie is a mix of THE PRINCE AND THE PAUPER and THE KID. The boys are hired as chefs for a social woman who is planning a dinner for a king. The king is a boy who dreams to be a football player and runs off to pretend he's ordinary and he runs into Stan and Ollie. His uncle wants him dispose and hires Stan and Ollie to put them on a murder rap for the king. This is very funny movie highlights include the boys referring a boys football game and Stan stealing a steak from a lion. The sentiment of the film works best for them because it makes you feel more close to them then ever. Most L&H fans dislike the movie but since I don't have a chance to see all their films are out of availibility, I think its their best work.


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