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Writers:
Harry Edwards (story) &
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Release Date:
4 October 1940 (USA) See more »
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Those madcap merchants of mirth score a laugh touchdown!
Plot:
The stooges get jobs as census takers and wind up in a fancy mansion looking for people to survey. Moe and Larry are recruited to join a bridge game... See more » | Add synopsis »
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The Stooges as government employees? See more (7 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Curly Howard ... Curly (as Curly)

Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)

Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Bruce Bennett ... Football Player #20 (uncredited)
Symona Boniface ... Bridge Party Hostess (uncredited)
Max Davidson ... Storekeeper (uncredited)
Vernon Dent ... Moe's Bridge Partner (uncredited)
Marjorie Kane ... Maid (uncredited)
Frank Mills ... Stadium Guard (uncredited)
Bert Stevens ... Party Guest (uncredited)
John Tyrrell ... Napping Man (uncredited)
Ellinor Vanderveer ... Bridge Player (uncredited)
Bert Young ... Referee (uncredited)
Evelyn Young ... Slapping Lady in Street (uncredited)

Directed by
Del Lord 
 
Writing credits
Harry Edwards (story) &
Elwood Ullman (story)

Harry Edwards (screenplay) &
Elwood Ullman (screenplay)

Produced by
Del Lord .... producer
Hugh McCollum .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Lucien Ballard (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Art Seid  (as Arthur Seid)
 
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17 min
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Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

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Columbia production reel #474See more »
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Miscellaneous: Since the boys are in uniform there should have been a too many men on the field penalty called.See more »
Quotes:
Moe:[not realizing he is getting replies from Larry] Pardon me sir, but I'm taking census, where were you born?
Larry:Lake Winnipesaukee.
Moe:Lake Winnip-how many in the family?
Larry:I was one of a litter of three.
Moe:Now don't tell me you're the one they kept!
Larry:Nah, I was the one they threw away!
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
The Stooges as government employees?, 27 August 2005

No Census, No Feeling (1940) was a short that the three stooges did during the U.S. census year of 1940. The three lovable losers are down on their luck. After being harassed by a police officer. Moe, Larry and Curley hide in a line that they mistake for a soup kitchen. When they emerge from the building, they're given a job as census takers (for those who live outside the States, every ten years, the U.S. government hires people to become census takers). What kind of bizarre adventure do the boys get mixed up in this time? This is one of their best shorts so I advise you to watch and find out!

Highly recommended.

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