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How High Is Up? (1940)

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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(RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

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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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The wire is visible pulling Curly back numerous times when he is slipping on the oil. See more »

Quotes

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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Good Three Stooges short! Hilarious!
18 March 2005 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

The Three Stooges has always been some of the many actors that I have loved. I love just about every one of the shorts that they have made. I love all six of the Stooges (Curly, Shemp, Moe, Larry, Joe, and Curly Joe)! All of the shorts are hilarious and also star many other great actors and actresses which a lot of them was in many of the shorts! In My opinion The Three Stooges is some of the greatest actors ever and is the all time funniest comedy team!

One of the most hilarious Three Stooges shorts is How High is Up? In this short are Vernon Dent, Cy Schindell, and Bert Young. The acting by these actors are good especially by Dent, and Schindell. There are many funny scenes here that I think most Three Stooges fans will love! In My opinion this one of the most different Three Stooges shorts. I recommend this one to all!


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