Stan and Ollie are Christmas tree salesmen in California. Business is slow and a simple argument with one grumpy prospective customer (James Finlayson) escalates from a simple argument into full scale mutual destruction with Stan & Ollie destroying the customers house and garden, whilst Finlayson reduces their car to scrap metal, all under the disbelieving gaze of a police officer and an assembled crowd.
The story of a man who turned the other cheek-and got punched in the nose.
Did You Know?
The scene at Finlayson's house was planned to be the second of several stops, but when Laurel, Hardy, and Fin began improvising there was no stopping them, and director James Horne just let the cameras roll. See more
I've got a big business idea.
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