Short #30 is a very funny entry and the first directed by Charley Chase. It also features the 3rd time Curly goes nuts over something. This time it's when he sees any kind of tassel. The only way to calm him is by stroking a brush under his chin.
The story starts with the boys working in an office building as janitors. They mess up a simple task of labeling doors which causes hilarious results. Vernon Dent thinks he's walking into a room, but turns out it was a falsely renamed door to an elevator shaft! I love how he screams as he's losing his balance before falling in. Moe, while trying to teach Curly pig-latin, is overheard by a lady wanting to hire Omay (a respected interior decorator). She mistakes Moe for the real Omay and hires the boys on the spot. Naturally, they agree and begin work on her home.
The scene where the stooges are painting is extremely funny. It's a hoot seeing Curly get so mad at Larry, who keeps getting paint all over him and ruins his sandwich. Moe also tells hubby Bud Jamison he can help by mixing some spotted paint, LOL.
Lots of great laughs in this classic short.
"You're Umbday in any language.
"Somethin's going on here, boys.
"Looks like something's coming off too.