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Nothing But Trouble (1944)

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

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Prince Saul
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Mr. Hawkley
David Leland ...
King Christopher / Chris
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Ronetz
Matthew Boulton ...
Prince Prentiloff
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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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Homefront  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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This film was first telecast in Los Angeles Thursday 5 November 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11), in Philadelphia 28 August 1958 on WFIL (Channel 6), in San Francisco 11 January 1959 on KGO (Channel 7), and, finally, in New York City 5 November 1960 on WCBS (Channel 2). 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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Spoofs Feet First (1930) 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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It's sad to see L&H as shadows of their former selves at the end of their career; watch a 1930's L&H movie instead.
6 February 2000 | by See all my reviews

Nothing But Trouble, like most of the films Laurel and Hardy made for MGM and Fox at the end of their career, is really sad to watch. For fans familiar with their earlier work, it is depressing to see them half-heartedly reworking their earlier material. It is unfortunate that these weak films from the end of their career are among their most frequently found video titles. Younger people picking up Nothing But Trouble off the video rack may never realize what they are missing.


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