Two bums manage to get into a restaurant. They admit that they are a couple of self made men. A couple of comics they are.

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Al Shaw ...
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Sam Lee ...
(as Shaw and Lee)
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Joan Clements
Frank McNellis
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Two bums manage to get into a restaurant. They admit that they are a couple of self made men. A couple of comics they are.

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9 June 1930 (USA)  »

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Vitaphone production reel #1027. See more »

Quotes

Maitre D: Your order please?
Sam Lee: What do you suggest?
Maitre D: The sweetbread is very nice.
Sam Lee: I'll have just plain rolls.
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We're a Couple of Self Made Men
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Written by Al Shaw and Sam Lee
Performed by Al Shaw and Sam Lee
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There's No Place Like Dixie. That's Why We're California-Bound
6 December 2016 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

When the Vitaphone Project screened Shaw & Lee's first short, THE BEAU BRUMMELS, everyone in the audience loved them. Now it's about six years later. I still don't know which is which and I still don't care, because they are so good performing their blanked-faced idiocies that I can't stop laughing.

This one came out two years later and there are advances in how they perform. In the first one, they came out on stage and did their act. In this one, they're given a bit of a story as they sneak into a night club and interact -- slightly -- with other people there. They still have that wonderful one-on-one timing of two performers who know how to do what they do together. Enjoy.


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