In all seriousness, the Stooges could afford way more than a one-room apartment in Hollywood. In fact, they could easily buy a fancy house with that money, as houses on the high end in Southern California in the late 40s were about $38,000. (FYI; $50,000 in 1949 was the equivalent of over $500,000 in 2017 dollars.) See more
There's only one 100-carat diamond, and it comes from Rootin Tootin's Tomb.
That's government property.
Right, and if we return it, we'll get a big reward.
Yeah! Maybe fifty-thousand bucks. Boy, with that kind of money, we could rent a one-room apartment in Hollywood... maybe.
Three Blind Mice
Written by Thomas Ravenscroft See more