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Roman Scandals

Roman Scandals (1933)

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Easily the best of Eddie Cantor's gargantuan musical comedies for producer Sam Goldwyn, Roman Scandals begins in the middle-America community of West Rome, where our hero Eddie (Cantor) is employed as a delivery boy. A self-styled authority of Ancient Roman history, Cantor bemoans the fact that the local shanty community is about to be wiped out by scheming politicians, certain that such an outrage could never have happened during Rome's Golden Days. After a blow on the head, Cantor wakes up in

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The sewing of contemporary gags in the Roman setting makes for fertile humor

July 21, 2006

First-rate Eddie Cantor vehicle with terrific Busby Berkeley production numbers.

February 10, 2005
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

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    1. Soldier: The coward will not fight.
    2. Soldier: Boil him in oil!
    3. Soldier: Cut his heart out!
    4. Eddie: Let him go!
    – Submitted by Patrick C (18 months ago)
    1. Soldier: Are you bound for Rome?
    2. Eddie: No, I was just thrown out - I mean I just left there.
    3. Soldier: Have they heard of our glorious victory over the Britons? They lost their shirts!
    4. Eddie: Yeah, but they got your pants.
    – Submitted by Patrick C (18 months ago)
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