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The Noose Hangs High (1948)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 5 April 1948 (USA)
Abbott and Costello are two window washers who are mistaken by Nick Craig, a bookie, as the messengers that he sent to pick up $50,000. The person that he sent them to, has sent two of HIS ... See full summary »

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Abbott and Costello are two window washers who are mistaken by Nick Craig, a bookie, as the messengers that he sent to pick up $50,000. The person that he sent them to, has sent two of HIS men to get the money back , but they found out! They try to mail the money to Craig but a mix up has occurred and the money is sent somewhere else, and the woman who received the funds spent it! Now, unless they pay him back... Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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BUD ABBOTT LOU COSTELLO in the CHOKE of the Century!

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5 April 1948 (USA)  »

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2 Prontos de Sorte  »

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$610,000 (estimated)
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In one scene, Lou Costello bets on a horse named "Lolly C". That is an inside joke, referring to Costello's mother, Lolly Cristillo, who was an Associate Producer on this film. See more »

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Tommy Hinchcliffe: A mounted fish? What whoppers that guy tells! Did you ever see a mounted fish? Did you ever see a fish on a horse?
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Featured in Abbott and Costello Meet Jerry Seinfeld (1994) See more »

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A&C's funniest film!
25 July 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love Bud and Lou but I hate their feature films - except this one! All the stuff they did for Universal had them playing 2nd banana to some two-bit love situation. Donald Curtis, Dick Foran - who cares! I watched A&C for THEM! - not some grade Z romantic comedy with them occasionally stepping in for comic relief! "Noose" is obviously what their TV series pulled from. The boys doing all their shticks from their vaudeville days - and it works...BOY does it work! I loved their TV series because it was just THEM and they were unencumbered by the external plot devices! "Noose" is, in my humble opinion, their best film.


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