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Dumb Dicks (1932)

 -  Short | Comedy  -  21 March 1932 (USA)
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Two incompetent private detectives pose as swamis in order to infiltrate a gang of bank robbers.

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Benny Rubin ...
Detective Benny Rubin
Harry Gribbon ...
Detective Harry Gribbon
Heinie Conklin ...
Dopey
Eddie Boland ...
Squirt
Budd Fine ...
Mugs
Arthur Thalasso ...
Detective
Billy Franey ...
Janitor
Ivan Linow ...
Jabez
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Two incompetent private detectives pose as swamis in order to infiltrate a gang of bank robbers.

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Barely watchable early talkie
21 March 2011 | by (Long Island, New York) – See all my reviews

The best thing about "Dumb Dicks" is the length. It is only 18 minutes of your life that you will never get back.

Rubin and Gribbon are so inept as the title characters, and so monumentally unfunny, that it makes you appreciate the true greats like Laurel & Hardy all the more.

The sequence where the 2 PDs pretend to be Turkish mystics is especially bad. As in 'could they be more stupid and offensive' bad. Who wrote the moronic dialogue they were spouting? About the only section that wasn't entirely excruciating was the opening sequence in the bank, partially because of the gun-play overkill, and partially due to a couple of interesting extras. It caused me to give this disaster an extra star.

Once the action leaves the bank...ugh.


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