Hips, Hips, Hooray is the 1934 comedy starring Woosley and Wheeler. Andy and Bob team up with a beauty company employee named Daisy in order to pitch their line of flavored lipsticks. In order to impress the boss, Miss Frisby, they decide to use somebody else’s office. The duo shoos away the occupant, Mr. Clark, just as his employee, Beauchamp, steals a bag of securities. Clark later chases them out of his office and they accidentally take the stolen goods. Bob and Andy try to give it back, but not only does Beauchamp snatch it, they become wanted fugitives. Can they clear their names in time?
This movie is better than Diplomaniacs because they don’t try to cram a lot of things into a short movie. In fact, it’s pretty entertaining even though Woosley and Wheeler aren’t the most creative comedians. The flavored lipsticks in the movie actually look appealing and predict the rise of flavored make-up. The climax is good as the car race unintentionally becomes a tool for their escape. The lipstick plot is also a good excuse for the stolen securities subplot to happen. Honolulu comedy fans should at least rent this movie.
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