A Chump at Oxford (1939)

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Director: Alfred Goulding
Cast: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson


A pair of streetsweepers capture bank robbers and are rewarded with scholarships to Oxford to improve their education. There they meet with scepticism and hostility from the other students, but worse is to come when Stan receives a blow to the head…

The Review

Offering amusing reminiscences of MGM's A Yank at Oxford, when it finally gets there, this star comedy's major innovation is Stan's change of character, which he brings off admirably.