Things We Can Do Without (1953)

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A Pete Smith Specialty shorts series entry. Dave demonstrates a variety of household items and furniture which, while modern, is much more trouble than the progress is worth.


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25 February 2008 | Michael_Elliott
Lesser Smith short
Things We Can Do Without (1951)

** (out of 4)

Pete Smith short tells us what we use everyday yet might not really need. We get all sorts of slapstick comedy worked around an arm less chair, mechanical tables and various other items, which of course turn crazy and provide the laughs. There's some nice laughs here including a great sequence with a mirror.

If you're interested in this or any other Pete Smith short then keep your eyes on Turner Classic Movies as they play their quite often. Most of the Smith shorts are worth viewing at least once.


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5 December 1953



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