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Nothing but Trouble (1944)

Nothing but Trouble (1944)

Nothing but Trouble

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The second of Laurel & Hardy's two MGM starring films, Nothing But Trouble casts Stan and Ollie as, respectively, an unemployed butler and chef. Despite their inherent ineptitude, there's a wartime servant shortage, so the boys are hired by flighty dowager Mrs. Hawkley (Mary Boland), who hopes to impress visiting dignitaries from the kingdom of Orlandia. While purchasing food for Mrs. Hawkley's dinner party, Stan and Ollie meet a likeable child named Chris (David Leland) - who unbeknownst to them is Orlandia's young monarch-in-exile King Christopher. The boy's uncle, Prince Saul (Philip Merivale), intends to assassinate Chris and take the throne for himself, so the bumbling twosome set out on an improbable rescue mission to save Chris from the Prince's evil clutches.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Bradford Ropes, Margaret Gruen, Ray Golden, Russell Rouse, Ray Golden
On DVD: Jan 27, 1993
Runtime:
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Cast

Mary Boland
as Mrs. Hawkley
David Leland
as King Christopher
Philip Merivale
as Prince Saul
Henry O'Neill
as Basil Hawkley
Matthew Boulton
as Prince Prentiloff of...
Connie Gilchrist
as Mrs. Flannagan
Paul Porcasi
as Italian Restaurateur
Steven Darrell
as Zoo Attendant
Jean De Briac
as French Restaurateur
Joe Yule
as Officer
Eddie Dunn
as Officer
Ray Teal
as Officer
Howard Mitchell
as Zoo Attendant
Steve Darrell
as Zoo Attendant
William Frambes
as Ocean Liner Passenge...
Garry Owen
as Periwinkle
William J. Holmes
as Royal Courier
Mayo Newhall
as Royal Courier
Toby Noolan
as Royal Courier
Chester Clute
as Doolittle
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Variety
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Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
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Predictable and slightly sentimental, but there are some funny scenes.

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