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Rhythm and Weep (1946)

The stooges are actors who can't seem to find a job, so they decide to jump off a high building and end it all. On the roof top they meet three girl dancers with the same idea. Before they ... See full summary »

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Curly (as Curly)
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Gloria Patrice ...
Wilda
Ruth Godfrey ...
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The stooges are actors who can't seem to find a job, so they decide to jump off a high building and end it all. On the roof top they meet three girl dancers with the same idea. Before they can jump, they meet a millionaire Broadway producer who hires them all for his next show. The rehearsal goes so well that he doubles their salary, but it all comes to naught when they discover that the "producer" is an escaped patient from Dr. Dippy's retreat. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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3 October 1946 (USA)  »

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The "Army Induction" sketch was originally written for Gents Without Cents (1944), but not used. See more »

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Moe: Well this is the 26th theatre we have been thrown out of this month. What does that leave us?
Larry: Four more theatres...
Curly: Except February which has 28.
Moe: Quiet!
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Chambers Boogie
(as Swingeroo Joe)
Composed by Tommy Chambers
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Where were you born, in a hospital.
1 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

Rhythm and Weep was a good stooge short during the 1945-46 era when Curly's health was declining, this wasn't one of Curly's better acting shorts of the era but Moe, Larry, the piano player and the girls did a great job, the best part is when Curly falls off of the building and when Moe constantly gets smacked in the face by Larry and Curly's instruments and when the piano player doubles their salary, they find out that he's a mental patient from the cuckoo's nest, if you love the Three Stooges, then you'll like Rhythm and Weep but I wouldn't recommend this short if you're expecting a great performance by Curly but he was definitely better than If a Body Meets a Body, Bird in the Head and especially Three Loan Wolves.

8/10 stars


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