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A Chump at Oxford (1940)

A Chump at Oxford


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Release Date: Jan 1, 1940 Wide


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Back at Hal Roach Studios for the first time since 1938's Block-Heads, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy star in the uneven but generally rewarding A Chump at Oxford. The boys are cast as street-sweepers who hope to better their lot in life by attending night school. Fate intervenes when Stan and Ollie are instrumental in the capture of a bank robber, whereupon they are rewarded by the bank's grateful president (Forbes Murray) with an all-expenses-paid education at England's Oxford University. … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Classics , Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Charles Rogers , Harry Langdon , Felix Adler
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as Baldy Vandevere

as Servant

as Williams

as Water wagon driver

as Bank Robber

as Mrs. Vandevere

as Cab driver

as Tow-truck driver

as Chauffeur

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Critic Reviews for A Chump at Oxford

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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
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Near the top of the hilarity meter of Laurel and Hardy greats.

October 30, 2004
Kansas City Kansan

Good Laurel and Hardy vehicle, but far from their best.

July 8, 2004
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

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