Inspired musical anarchy of a slightly different fashion than the variety Laurel and Hardy were offering at the same time, THE CUCKOOS is not just one of the funniest movies of the 1930s, but one of the funniest movies ever. The multi-talented Bert Wheeler and Robert Woolsey (who went on
to make many wonderfully wacky films until Woolsey's death in 1938 at the age of only 49) star as a pair of bogus fortune tellers who are hot on the trail of a kidnaped heiress. Meanwhile, Mitchell Lewis, a mad gypsy, is after the duo because Wheeler has been paying too much attention to Dorothy
Lee. June Clyde and Hugh Trevor are the film's young lovers, but all they do is fill sc...