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The stooges are the Wrong brothers, three inventors trying to finish building an airplane they can sell to the army and thereby avoid the draft. When their plane, the "Buzzard", turns out to be a flop, the boys are drafted into the army where they have trouble with a tough drill sergeant. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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This short makes extensive use of footage from the earlier short Boobs in Arms (1940). See more »

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When Curly throws the control lever out of the plane it can be heard landing on the stage floor. See more »

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Moe Wrong: We're losing altitude. We gotta get rid of some weight.
Curly Wrong: [Larry and Moe look at Curly] What are you looking at me for?
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References The Story of Alexander Graham Bell (1939) See more »

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Middle Tier Stooge Short
4 March 2016 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Dizzy Pilots (1943)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

Moe, Larry and Curly Wrong have thirty days to perfect the top-secret plane that they're building or else they must enter the draft. The boys try to get the plane into the air even though none of them know how to fly.

After a string of good films, this one here turned out to be middle tier as far as the Stooges go. There's certainly nothing awful about the movie but it's a tad bit too uneven for its own good and it doesn't contain enough major laughs to make it a complete success. The weakest part comes towards the end when the boys find themselves in the Army and not knowing how to do anything. These gags were done much better by Abbott and Costello in BUCK PRIVATES. The first portion of the film has some nice laughs including one with Moe falling into some rubber.


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