The New Pictures, Nov. 30, 1942

George Washington Slept Here (Warner) is an amusing picturization of the barn-theater hit about a back-to-the-land antique addict and his strictly modern-convenience wife, who bought a decrepit house in which George Washington was said to have slept. But the leading roles have been switched. In the film Ann Sheridan is a Duncan Phyfey wifey. Jack Benny is her harassed, urban-minded husband.

To accommodate Jack Benny's slapstick comedy talents, matters are so arranged that he 1) is conked by sheaves of loose planks; 2) falls downstairs once; 3) falls through the floor twice; 4) falls...

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