Introduction to the Three Stooges

Dizzy Pilots - publicity photo showing Curly, Moe and Larry trying to start the engine of their experimental plane, The Buzzard
History of the Three Stooges The Three Stooges are a trio of the greatest slapstick movie clowns of the 20th century. Curiously, they are a trio composed of six people — the initial Three Stooges trio in the movies were Moe, Larry and Curly, later Moe, Larry and Shemp, followed by Moe, Larry and Joe, and finally Moe, Larry...
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The Tooth Will Out

The Tooth Will Out (1951) starring Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Vernon Dent, Emil Sitka In The Tooth Will Out, the Three Stooges perform dentistry in the Old West. “Go West, young man, go west!” begs their dentistry professor, and so they do. Shemp does his classic blind act while...
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Three Dark Horses [Three Stooges]

Three Dark Horses (1952) starring Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Kenneth MacDonald
Three Dark Horses (1952) starring Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Kenneth MacDonald Synopsis of Three Dark Horses In Three Dark Horses, the Three Stooges get into the political ring as crooked Kenneth MacDonald hires them to cast the winning votes.  But Moe, Larry, and Shemp are too crooked to...
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Squareheads of the Round Table [Three Stooges]

Squareheads of the Round Table (1948) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard), Christine McIntyre, Vernon Dent, Philip Van Zandt
Squareheads of the Round Table (1948) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard), Christine McIntyre, Vernon Dent, Philip Van Zandt Synopsis of Squareheads of the Round Table Squareheads of the Round Table is set in Elizabethan times.  The Three Stooges (Moe, Larry, Shemp) are troubadours who...
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Pardon My Clutch

Pardon My Clutch (1948), starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard), Emil Sitka Synopsis of Pardon My Clutch In Pardon My Clutch, Shemp is feeling sick.  The Stooges’ friend, Claude, “diagnoses” the need for a vacation, and sells them his car.  The car is a lemon, but when...
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Three Smart Saps

Three Smart Saps - Moe, Larry, Curly trying to get Curlys belt on
Three Smart Saps (1942) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard) Synopsis of Three Smart Saps Moe, Larry, and Curly are engaged to the three daughters of a prison warden who’s lost his job.  The Stooges break into the prison to get proof of the illegal...
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Philip Van Zandt biography

Philip van Zandt with the cork in his eye in Fuelin' Around
Philip Van Zandt biography (October 4, 1904 – February 15, 1958) Born Philip Pinheiro in Amsterdam, Philip Van Zandt made his acting debut in 1927 and soon after left for the United States, where he eventually landed on Broadway, appearing in 10 different productions between 1931 and 1938....
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Bubble Trouble

Shemp, Moe, and landlord turned gorilla in Bubble Trouble
Bubble Trouble (1953) starring Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Emil Sitka, Christine McIntyre Synopsis of Bubble Trouble In Bubble Trouble, the Three Stooges are pharmacists who accidentally invent a fountain of youth formula that can turn old people young.  They turn an old lady into a beautiful young woman....
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Pest Man Wins

Pest Man Wins (1951) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard), Emil Sitka, Vernon Dent, Nanette Bordeaux
Pest Man Wins (1951) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard), Emil Sitka, Vernon Dent, Nanette Bordeaux Synopsis of Pest Man Wins The Stooges are pest exterminators who decide to drum up business by planting mice, moths, and ants in an unsuspecting house. They select a...
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