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Boobs in the Woods (1940)

Approved | | Comedy, Short | 31 May 1940 (USA)
Andy's annoying brother-in-law (Shemp Howard) gets him fired from his job, and then tag-a-longs on a vacation with Andy (Andy Clyde) and his wife (Esther Howard).

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Andy's annoying brother-in-law (Shemp Howard) gets him fired from his job, and then tag-a-longs on a vacation with Andy (Andy Clyde) and his wife (Esther Howard).

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Quiet, Please!
23 August 2012 | by See all my reviews

Andy Clyde is stuck running the switchboard in the middle of a music shop where people are trying out the drums and running vocal exercises. Even worse, Shemp Howard is his mooching brother-in-law who gets Andy fired so they can go on a vacation.

Andy and Shemp co-starred in three Columbia shorts and this is more a Shemp short with Andy as his stooge. Andy's slow pace isn't terribly well suited to Shemp's pacing, but he spent many years working for Sennett as a second banana and acquits himself well. As a result it comes down to whether you enjoy Shemp's high-pressure obnoxiousness and the combination of the cheap effects of Jules White's unit in this period and Shemp aren't to my taste. He's fine as a second banana in features, but not here.

Still, if you like Shemp, you'll like this.


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