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Saps at Sea - Richard Cramer, Oliver Hardy, Stan Laurel

Saps at Sea

movie review of Saps at Sea (1940) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Richard Cramer

Synopsis of Laurel and Hardy’Saps at Sea

In Saps at SeaOliver Hardy is suffering from “hornophobia” – the sound of a horn sends him into a maniacal rage, attacking anyone nearby.  Dr. James Finlayson prescribes a quiet rest at sea, but Oliver doesn’t want to go sailing.  Ollie’s friend Stan Laurel, however, makes the suggestion that they simply rent a boat and leave it tied to a dock, so Ollie can get the fresh sea air that he needs.  This actually works, until their goat named Narcissus eats through the rope that holds the un-seaworthy boat to the dock, and off it floats … with an escaped criminal on board, as well! (more…)

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