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Gypped in the Penthouse (1955)

Passed | | Comedy, Short | 10 March 1955 (USA)
Larry and Shemp reminisce about their experiences with Jean, a diamond crazy gold digger each of them was gypped by. After telling their stories, they have a run in with Moe, who is now ... See full summary »

Director:

Jules White

Writer:

Felix Adler (story & screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Shemp Howard ... Shemp (as Shemp)
Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)
Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
Jean Willes ... Jane
Emil Sitka ... Charlie
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Storyline

Larry and Shemp reminisce about their experiences with Jean, a diamond crazy gold digger each of them was gypped by. After telling their stories, they have a run in with Moe, who is now married to the same women. When Jean shows up, they deliver some stooge-style revenge. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Taglines:

Goofs vs. gold-digger! (One-sheet poster). See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Short

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blundering Bachelors See more »

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Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Production number 4224. See more »

Quotes

Jane, the Diamond Kid: What are you looking under the bed for?
Moe: [searching for a suspected philanderer] That's where I always hide when I... Oh, never mind!
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"Home on the Farm"
25 October 2003 | by angus_deiSee all my reviews

OK, so "Gypped" is not one of the Stooges' better shorts. So what? It's still damned good! I particularly loved Shemp's takeoff on Liberace, when he sang "Home on the Farm" (to the tune of "Home on the Range"). I also enjoyed Larry's strong role in this short. I thought perhaps Moe came across a bit too heavy-handedly in the penthouse scenes, but he was great in the woman-haters' club scene. Speaking of which, Emil Sitka was immense in that scene. I still love this short!


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