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How High Is Up? (1940)

 -  Comedy | Short  -  26 July 1940 (USA)
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The stooges are the 'Minute Menders', three tinkers who live under their car. The boys decide to drum up some business by punching holes in the unattended lunch boxes of some workmen. When ... See full summary »

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The stooges are the 'Minute Menders', three tinkers who live under their car. The boys decide to drum up some business by punching holes in the unattended lunch boxes of some workmen. When they're caught in the act, they escape and accidentally get hired as riveters on a new building, working on the 97th floor. Their ineptitude and lousy workmanship screw up construction of the building and they must parachute off the building to escape the wrath of the boss. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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A sequence with Chuck Hamilton and Lucille Lund as a husband and wife was cut before general release. See more »

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Moe: [sarcastically] Three of the best riveters who ever riveted. Why didn't you tell them you were a groundhog?
Curly: Listen, you laugh when you say that!
Moe: HA, HA, HA.
[slaps Curly]
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Edited into Stop! Look! and Laugh! (1960) See more »

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Screamingly funny
14 March 2002 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

"How High Is Up?" is another explosively funny Three Stooges short. Moe, Larry, and Curly find themselves working on the 97th floor of a not yet completed skyscraper that's currently under construction. Ineptitude and slapstick follow. Big, big, big laughs in this one.


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