Stan and Ollie are Christmas tree salesmen in California. Business is slow and a simple argument with one grumpy prospective customer (James Finlayson) escalates from a simple argument into full scale mutual destruction with Stan & Ollie destroying the customers house and garden, whilst Finlayson reduces their car to scrap metal, all under the disbelieving gaze of a police officer and an assembled crowd. Written by
The story of a man who turned the other cheek-and got punched in the nose.
Did You Know?
contradicted Hal Roach
's story about the crew demolishing the wrong house during filming. According to Stan, "... the chap who owned the house was employed at the studio and worked on the film with us." See more
Wouldn't you like to buy a Christmas tree?
No thank you.
Wouldn't your husband like to buy one?
I have no husband.
If you had a husband would he buy one?
[Woman slams the door in Stan & Ollie's face
From now on I'll do the talking!
Edited into When Comedy Was King