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With Love and Hisses (1927)

Dimwitted Cuthbert Hope is enlisted in the army, and gets himself and his sergeant in constant trouble

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Dimwitted Cuthbert Hope is enlisted in the army, and gets himself and his sergeant in constant trouble

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Interesting early film of Laurel and Hardy
29 November 2013 | by See all my reviews

An early film featuring Laurel and Hardy. Their frequent nemesis James Finlayson is also featured in the film. What makes this film interesting is that Laurel and Hardy are not friends,and had not yet become the comedy team they would become later. There's a few good laughs to be had in this film. I disagree with some of the other reviewers who are more negative than positive about this film. There's some good gags and physical comedy. James Finlayson takes some spills that are quite funny, but nothing out of the ordinary for the genre. With Love and Hisses has all the classic gags: the hat flying off the head, spills, kicks in the rear end etc. Though this is clearly not their best, its still better than a lot of other silent comedy I have seen.


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