Two dumb soda jerks dream of writing radio mysteries. When they try to pitch an idea at a radio station, they end up in the middle of a real murder when the station owner is killed during a broadcast.
6 November 1942 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Deux nigauds détectives
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(Western Electric Recording)
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?
As part of a display on telephones and communication, the Smithsonian Institute used a clip of Lou Costello
trying to call in for the radio contest to demonstrate the mechanics of placing a call with an operator-run exchange. See more
Costello running in fright in the radio station crashes through a glass partition, leaving a hole in his shape in the glass. Abbott, following, breaks away part of the glass to get through. Later, we see the hole in the partition in its original form. See more
[talking about Juliet Collins
She's only got a couple of buck teeth.
Mervin Q. Milgrim
Why do I care what she paid for them?
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