Hey! Abbot and Costello. I haven’t seen too many of thse…
This is uncomplicated fun: A mix of physical humour, weak bon mots and general silliness. I’m smiling a lot while watching this, but I’m not actually laughing. But I can totally see an eleven-year-old me finding this to be the height of hilarity.
The bit with the cannibals has, perhaps, not aged as well.
Africa Screams. Charles Barton. 1949.
Popular movies in May 1949 according to IMDB:
|459||7.2||Home of the Brave|
|2119||7.1||The Barkleys of Broadway|
|380||6.8||Streets of Laredo|
|640||6.7||Alice in Wonderland|
|388||6.7||The Lady Gambles|
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