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Movie Maniacs

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Movie Maniacs (1936) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard Larry Fine, Curly Howard)

Synopsis of Movie Maniacs

Movie Maniacs, the Three Stooges’ 13th Columbia short, spoofs movie-making and, as Moe puts it, the thousands who know nothing about making them. It also gives us a wonderful chance to see a vaudeville routine with Curly in drag and Larry as the debonair suitor.  Not to mention Moe’s method of teaching acting by having Larry and Curly manipulate a couple of actors like hand puppets.Read More »Movie Maniacs

Slippery Silks [The Three Stooges]

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Slippery Silks (1936) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard) and Vernon Dent

Slippery Silks begins with a photograph of the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard) dressed as young children, which a lawyer is trying to use, with the help of the police, to find these three nephews of a recently-deceased man. “That’s the only photograph we could find among his effects.  The old man died very suddenly.”  “Probably took a look at the picture and couldn’t stand the shock.”  It turns out that the Three Stooges have inherited a “swanky dress shop.” In the meantime, those three missing nephews are working as “artistic woodworkers” where the rich Mr. Morgan (played by Three Stooges regular Vernon Dent) is bringing his $50,000 ornate box from a museum,  to have a duplicate made.  The inevitable destruction of that poor little Chinese box is hilarious, slowly building up to a crescendo of slapstick, and is the highlight of the film.

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False Alarms, starring the Three Stooges

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False Alarms (1936) starring the Three Stooges

In False Alarms the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine and Curly Howard) are inept firefighters, who have once again missed the fire alarm, and they’re about to be fired by their long-suffering fire chief, (Stanley Blystone) when they beg and grovel their way to one last chance. No sooner do they get their last chance than Curly decides to sneak out of the firehouse to visit his girlfriend … who has dates for Larry and Moe as well.Read More »False Alarms, starring the Three Stooges

Whoops, I’m an Indian, starring the Three Stooges

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Whoops, I’m an Indian (1936) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard) and Bud Jamison

Whoops, I’m an Indian! starring the Three Stooges (Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Curly Howard) and Bud Jamison

Whoops, I’m an Indian is a fairly funny Three Stooges short film, set in the American old West.  The Three Stooges (Moe, Larry and Curly) are running a crooked gambling game, and taking the citizens of the town for all of their money.

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