Malice in the Palace, a short film by Jules White, 1949

Malice in the Palace, a short film by Jules White, 1949

Malice in the Palace, 1949

A short film by Jules White

“Set in a desert land where the stooges run a restaurant, the boys set out to recover the stolen Rootin Tootin diamond after they learn from the thieves that the Emir of Shmo has absconded with the contraband jewel. They journey to the stronghold of Shmo where they disguise as Santa Clauses and scare the ruler into giving them the diamond.” (IMDB)

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Bootleggers (Samogonshiki), a film by Leonid Gayday, 1962

Samogonshiki (Russian Comedy)

Bootleggers, 1962

A film by Leonid Gayday

Originally released as Samogonshiki, this is an example of slap-stick, Soviet Era Russian comedy, in color, and dubbed for the west.

“Two stories, both about three stupid guys who get screwed by their dog.” (IMDB)

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