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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).

Director:

Del Lord

Writers:

Harry Edwards (story & screenplay), Elwood Ullman (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Andy Clyde ... Andy Clyde
Esther Howard ... Mrs. Clyde
Shemp Howard ... Gus
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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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Genres:

Comedy | Short

Certificate:

Approved
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 May 1940 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Andy nos Bosques See more »

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Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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When Shemp does an ad-lib after a water gag in the beginning, someone can be heard laughing off-screen. See more »

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Quiet, Please!
23 August 2012 | by bobliptonSee 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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