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World War I is over, and the American soldiers are boarding ships to sail for home. Pvt. Charley Chase smuggles his French girlfriend Antoinette aboard as a bag of dirty laundry while his pet monkey Napoleon manages to sneak aboard on his own. Charley and his monkey steal a soldier's uniform for Antoinette piece by piece, and then Charley sings, dances, plays the harmonica and accordion, and pulls pranks on his fellow soldiers while he should be working. The ship's doctor attempts to restore the beautiful tenor voice of a member of Charley's quartet, and Napoleon wreaks havoc by playing with the ship's controls and a cannon.Written by
I really enjoyed this little film mostly because of the monkey. He was really cute and appeared to be extremely well trained!
I also enjoyed Charley Chase's facial expressions and the practical jokes they played on one another (dumping buckets of sudsy water onto people's heads).
I did laugh out loud in some parts; I have to disagree with another commenter on here about it not being funny. The part where the girlfriend's leg broke out of the sack as he was carrying her onto the ship was really well executed and I found it very funny.
All in all it was a nice film to watch, but the monkey stole the show.
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