The incomparable comedy radio duo Lum ‘n Abner took their enormously successful act to the silver screen in the nineteen forties. A gladdening distraction from the Depression, So This is Washington finds the two country bumpkins taking their invention to Washington to help the war effort. The idea: licorice as a substitute for rubber! Lum and Abner brand of family friendly humor continues to tickle audiences today. So This is Washington is one of their best.