The movie Duck Soup by the Marx brothers was slap-stick funny. You have to enjoy these kinds of films to be entertained. I grew up with them on television and many Saturdays watched the Three Stooges, Laurel and Hardy, Bowery Boys, etc. This was family entertainment during those hard times of struggle of the 1930's.,40's and 50's.
The working class people needed an outlet for everyday exsistence adn these types of movies provided that entertainment.