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Booby Dupes

Booby Dupes - Three Stooges lobby card
The Three Stooges are selling fish, and in an effort to do better they decide to cut out the middleman and buy a boat in order to catch their own fish. The boat is a floating junk heap, that is soon sinking, with Curly’s help. Things are not helped when the Stooges find a white flag with a big red dot in the middle, which they start waving in order to attract help — but ends with the U.S. military bombing them, seeing them waving a Japanese flag (this short took place during World War II).
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Vagabond Loafers

Vagabond Loafers - Kenneth MacDonald meets the Three Stooges (Larry, Moe, Shemp)
Vagabond Loafers (1949) starring Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Emil Sitka, Kenneth MacDonald, Christine McIntyre, Dudley Dickerson Vagabond Loafers begins with the Norfleets (Emil Sitka and Symona Boniface) admiring their new, very expensive painting — only to find out that leaky plumbing may spoil their upcoming party....
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Dunked in the Deep

Dunked in the Deep - promotional photo for the Three Stooges short film, with Gene Roth, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Moe Howard, and the watermelons
Dunked in the Deep (1949) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard), Gene Roth Dunked in the Deep begins with a Soviet spy listening to the radio talking about stolen documents — while he’s preparing to hide the microfilm of the stolen documents into three...
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Pies and Guys

Pies and Guys - the Three Stooges (Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Joe Besser)
Pies and Guys (1958) starring Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe Besser Pies and Guys starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Joe Besser) is a shot by shot remake of Half-Wits Holiday (Moe, Larry, Curly) — which, in turn, was a remake of Hoi Polloi (Moe, Larry, Curly). The basic plot in all...
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All the World’s a Stooge

All the World’s a Stooge (1941) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard) All the World’s a Stooge begins with a rich society matron who informs her husband that she’s adopting  refugees — not because she cares, but it’s the current fad.  Her husband, however,...
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Spook Louder

Spook Louder - the Three Stooges (Larry, Curly, Moe) hold off the spies with a bomb
Spook Louder (1943) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard), Stanley Blystone Spook Louder is a Three Stooges short film that’s effectively putting the Moe, Larry and Curly in a haunted house, where they need to stand guard against enemy spies (the film is set...
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Slaphappy Sleuths

Slaphappy Sleuths - Larry, Moe, Shemp in the office of Fuller Grime
Slaphappy Sleuths (1950) starring Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Emil Sitka Slaphappy Sleuths begins with Fuller Grime of the Onion Oil Company (I. M. Greecy, president) explaining to the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine and Shemp Howard) how they’ve been sent from a detective agency to...
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Idiots Deluxe

Idiots Deluxe - Moe and Larry trap Curly with their guns
Idiots Deluxe (1945) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard) Synopsis of Idiots Deluxe Moe Howard is on trial for assaulting Larry Fine and Curly Howard with an axe. Moe relates how Larry and Curly took Moe on a hunting trip to soothe his nerves. In the woods, Larry and Curly meet a bear, and...
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Merry Mavericks

Merry Mavericks - the Three Stooges - Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Shemp Howard
Merry Mavericks (1951) starring the Three Stooges – Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, Emil Sitka Synopsis of Merry Mavericks A remake of The Curly Howard-era short film, Phony Express. Set in the American Old West, the Three Stooges are mistaken for lawmen, and manage to actually capture...
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Brideless Groom

Brideless Groom - colorized - Emil Sitka - hold hands, you lovebirds
“Brideless Groom” (1947) – Moe, Larry, Shemp Synopsis of Brideless Groom To inherit a fortune, voice teacher Shemp must marry before six o’clock, but no girl will accept his proposal. Finally one of his repulsive students agrees to marry him, just in the nick of time. When the rest of the...
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