Swiss Miss
Swiss Miss (1938)

American mousetrap salesmen Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy journey to Switzerland, reasoning that where there's cheese, there's mice. When they innocently try to pay their dinner bill with phony money, Stan and Ollie are put to work… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 20, 1938
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

A touch of schmaltz worked box-office wonders for the Marx Brothers in A Night at the Opera, so Hal Roach pitched a tubful at this 1938 Laurel and Hardy vehicle. It's one of their worst films.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

One of Laurel and Hardy's less effective outings.

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Empire Magazine

Definitely worth seeing, but if you're new to the Laurel and Hardy cult and haven't seen it and are thinking of buying it, be advised that, despite their top billing, they are almost guest stars here.

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Film4

So the plot has more holes than Emmenthal cheese, but who cares? More troubling are the romantic interludes and outbreaks of syrupy operetta that retard the comedy -- but they're worth sitting through for two of the pair's most sublime routines.

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David Aldridge
Radio Times

The film still contains a couple of classic sequences, most notably Stan's attempt to trick a St Bernard dog into letting him at its brandy keg and Ollie singing Let Me Call You Sweetheart to Stan's sousaphone accompaniment.

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