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Back from the Front (1943) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard)

Back from the Front

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Back from the Front (1943) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard)

Synopsis of Back from the Front

Back from the Front is a patriotic Three Stooges short film, set during World War II. After merchant mariners Moe, Larry and Curly mistake a torpedo for a whale and accidentally cause it to explode, they find themselves cast away at sea in a lifeboat… Until they board a Nazi warship and make an even bigger mistake.

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Dizzy Pilots - Contact!

Dizzy Pilots

Dizzy Pilots – the Three Stooges – Moe, Larry and Curly – originally released September 24, 1943

Dizzy Pilots - publicity photo showing Curly, Moe and Larry trying to start the engine of their experimental plane, The Buzzard

Dizzy Pilots is a very funny short film starring the Three Stooges (Moe, Larry and Curly) as the Wrong Brothers, who are trying to perfect a new airplane, “The Buzzard,” in order to avoid the draft in the fictional country of Moronica. The Stooges have 30 days to prove the superiority of their new plane, or be drafted, and so they get straight to work — with the predictable slapstick results.

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Beer Barrel Polecats (1946) starring the Three Stooges - Moe, Larry, and Curly

Beer Barrel Polecats

Beer Barrel Polecats (1946) starring the Three Stooges – Moe, Larry, and Curly

Beer Barrel Polecats movie poster

Beer Barrel Polecats is set during Prohibition, when purchasing beer in the U.S.A. was illegal. But it was still legal to make your own beer for your own personal use.  The Three Stooges (MoeLarry, and Curly) in Curly’s first short film made after his initial stroke proceed to do that.  And the first half of the film is quite funny, as all three of them add yeast to their batch of beer – with explosive results.  They finally manage to bottle all of their beer, and all’s well.  Until Curly tries to sell a bottle to an undercover police officer at black market prices.  And the Stooges end up going to jail.

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