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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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Playing the Ponies poster - Three Stooges - Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard

Playing the Ponies

Playing the Ponies (1937) starring The Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard )

Synopsis of the Three Stooges short film, Playing the Ponies

In Playing the Ponies, the Three Stooges are tricked into trading their restaurant for Thunderbolt, a washed up racehorse. But when Curly accidentally feeds Thunderbolt some chili pepperinos by mistake, the horse runs like lighting towards the nearest water trough. Realizing the pepperinos can lead Thunderbolt to victory, the Stooges try to win their money back by entering Thunderbolt in a big race.

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Review of Uncivil Warriors (1935) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard)

Uncivil Warriors

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Review of Uncivil Warriors (1935) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard)

Uncivil Warriors, starring the Three Stooges - original movie poster

Uncivil Warriors is set during the American Civil War.  Moe, Larry and Curly are Northern Secret Service agents Operator 14, 12, and 15 respectively, who are tasked with impersonating three captured Southern officers (Duck, Dodge and Hyde — with a running gag of the Stooges living up to those names), infiltrating the Southern command, and returning with news of the Southern position, strengths and weaknesses. After causing chaos in their own camp, the Stooges are on their way down South.

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