©2020 British Film Institute. And keep a lookout for a pre-Hammer Peter Cushing as one of the Oxford bullies. ; Video Treasures (Firm);] -- When street sweepers Laurel & Hardy thwart a bank robbery, they're rewarded by a chance to go to Oxford University.
The grateful bank president sends them to Oxford for a proper education. Stan Laurel Oliver Hardy Forrester Harvey Wilfred Lucas Forbes Murray Frank Baker Eddie Borden Gerald Rogers Victor Kendall Gerald Fielding Charlie Hall Peter Cushing James Finlayson Anita Garvin Evelyn Barlow Louise Bates Harry Bernard Stanley Blystone Tom Costello Richard Cramer Jean De Briac Marjorie Deanne Herbert Evans Mack Germaine Alec Harford Jack Heasley Jewel Jordan Robert Kent Rex Lease Cast.
Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine. From "Veronica Mars" to Rebecca take a look back at the career of Armie Hammer on and off the screen. Plenty of old school gags, physical hijinks, ear wiggling and nostalgia keeps this fun film afloat. Learn how and when to remove this template message, Fra Diavolo / The Devil's Brother / Bogus Bandits, The All New Adventures of Laurel & Hardy in For Love or Mummy, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=A_Chump_at_Oxford&oldid=972372512, Films with screenplays by Felix Adler (screenwriter), Articles needing additional references from August 2019, All articles needing additional references, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, The dinner party scenes are those omitted from the original American release and are a partial remake of their silent film, The dinner party ends in the same way as in their film, As Lord Paddington, Stan Laurel employs an upper class, WilliamO'Brien as man in unemployment office, This page was last edited on 11 August 2020, at 17:53. [Oliver Hardy; Stan Laurel; Hal Roach; Alfred Goulding; Hal Roach Studios.
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. Stan and Ollie take a trip into the mountains ('the high multitude') so that Ollie can recover from gout. That "I didn't like that double-chin crack!" The only problem - she's very much in love with her husband. Oliver's wife kidnaps the Count's daughter Arline, then leaves the child and runs off with her lover, Devilshoof.
Still, it is a Laurel and Hardy film with several fun segments and an outstanding finale, one that goes farther than any other film in dissecting and examining the inner workings of The Boys' friendship. Mobile site. ... A Chump at Oxford. The snobby undergraduate students, led by the mischievous Johnson (Gerald Rogers) decide to give them the "royal initiation," which involves a number of pranks. Two guys end up in prison after attempting to sell beer to a policeman during Prohibition. Film data from TMDb. Still worth watching. To forget her he joins the Foreign Legion with Stan. | Stan dismisses the story, as does Ollie who insists that Stan is the dumbest guy he ever met. Really charming and silly, loved the callback to their silent era in the beginning. © Letterboxd Limited. Directed by: Alfred J. Goulding.
Ollie has fallen in love with the innkeeper's daughter in Paris.
The students arrive in a slowly chanting mob, in a parody of the "hazing" scene from A Yank at Oxford.
Directed by Alfred J. Goulding.
There they become victims of student pranks, getting lost in the Maze and taking over the Dean's quarters as their own.  A grateful bank manager offers them a job in his bank. The maze sequence, in particular, is not worth the amount of time spent on it.
Hard to believe this film is now 65 years old, but it still shines. Written by IMDb Bumbling detective Stan Laurel disguises himself as a famous matador in order to hide from the vengeful Richard K. Muldoon, who spent time in prison on Stan's bogus testimony. This was the first Laurel and Hardy feature length I watched when I got the DVD set. Two war veterans help an orphaned child find her grandfather. Directed by Alfred J. Goulding. TMDb The title echoes the film A Yank at Oxford (1938), of which it is a partial parody. (Year dates aren't shown for all films, so if…, the movies which have been watched by the students of mimar sinan fine arts university with the request of their…, Using IMDb as a reference, I've complied a list of everything I could find on Letterboxd that features at least….
Weirdly tied together, but it still works for me. Rated the #34 best film of 1940, and #8385 in the greatest all-time movies (according to RYM users).
The grateful bank president sends them to Oxford for a proper education. Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine. (1939). While it feels like they generally underutilized Oxford, in my mind, the centerpiece of the movie is a whole section that takes place inside a hedge maze, and it's by far the…. When Stan and Ollie trick their wives into thinking that they are taking a medicinal cruise while they're actually going to a convention, the wives find out the truth the hard way. Certificate: Passed But then a knock on the head gets Stan to believing he's the famed Lord Paddington, scholar and athlete extraordinaire.
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