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Writers:
Felix Adler (story)
Clyde Bruckman (story)
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Release Date:
7 February 1941 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
The stooges are street cleaners who find some valuable bonds and return them to their owner. The man... See more » | Add synopsis »
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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:
Dorothy Appleby ... Pomeroy's Girlfriend (uncredited)

Bruce Bennett ... Prison Guard / Truck Driver (uncredited)
Lynton Brent ... Prison Guard (uncredited)
Stanley Brown ... Officer in charge of Lone Wolf Louie (uncredited)
Lew Davis ... Laughing Pedestrian (uncredited)
Vernon Dent ... Desk Sergeant (uncredited)
Kit Guard ... Gyp dePeople (uncredited)
Bud Jamison ... Policeman (uncredited)
Johnny Kascier ... Wallet Finder #2 (uncredited)
Eddie Laughton ... Percy Pomeroy (uncredited)
Sam Lufkin ... Policeman (uncredited)
Louis Mason ... Policeman #2 (uncredited)
John Tyrrell ... B.O. Davis / Lone Wolf Louie (uncredited)
Blackie Whiteford ... Policeman (uncredited)
Bert Young ... Policeman #1 (uncredited)

Directed by
Jules White 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Felix Adler  story and screenplay
Clyde Bruckman  story and screenplay

Produced by
Jules White .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Barney McGill 
 
Film Editing by
Mel Thorsen 
 

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Runtime:
17 min
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1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)

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Edited into Beer Barrel Polecats (1946)See more »

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In Search of an Honest Man, 8 August 2011
Author: Michael_Elliott from Louisville, KY

So Long Mr. Chumps (1941)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

Decent Three Stooges short has the boys working as street cleaners who come across some bonds. They decide to return them to their owner who gives them the job of trying to find an honest man. The boys are able to find an "honest man" but he's in jail on false charges so they must find a way to get arrested and get to him. SO LONG MR. CHUMPS isn't going to be mistaken as a Stooge masterpiece but there are enough small laughs to make it worth viewing for fans of the series. Some of the best jokes happen while the boys are trying to find that honest man and use a wallet with money to try and catch one. This leads to a couple funny moments including one where a dog turns out to be the only honest man they find. The stuff in the jail is pretty much the type of violent scenes you'd expect to see in a film like this. We get scenes where Curly gets knocked upside the head with a hammer and of course Moe puts his eyes out a few more times. The big breakout sequence contains a small number of laughs as well. If you've never seen a Three Stooges short before it would probably be best to start with one of their classics but if you've seen all the better known stuff then this one here isn't too bad.

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