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Rhythm and Weep (1946)

 -  Short | Comedy | Music  -  3 October 1946 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Gloria Patrice ...
Wilda
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Mr. Walsh
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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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The pill gag was originally written to have Curly Howard pop the pills into his own mouth, but his physical coordination was poor due to his failing heath. The gag, then, had to be changed and Moe Howard ended up popping the pills into Curly's mouth. See more »

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Larry: This I like, and I get paid for it too
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Where were you born, in a hospital.
1 April 2003 | by (Walla Walla, WA) – 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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