Of all the films made by 1930s comedy team Wheeler and Woolsey, the once-notorious SO THIS IS AFRICA has always been their most difficult to see, thanks to an abundance of what was once called "blue" material. Unfortunately, while the film amusingly spoofs Tarzan and other Hollywood
jungle pictures, it's impossible to judge just how raunchy it originally was, since it only exists now in a severely edited and censored form.
Failed vaudevillians Alexander (Robert Woolsey) and Wilbur (Bert Wheeler) are about to commit suicide when they're hired by a movie studio that wants to use the tamed lions from their act in a jungle picture to be filmed in Africa. When they a...