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Articles tagged with the name “Emil Sitka” – a very prolific regular with the Three Stooges, affectionately referred to as the Fourth Stooge

Who Done It? (1949) starring the Three Stooges - Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, with Christine McIntyre, Emil Sitka, Dudley Dickerson

Who Done It?

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Who Done It? (1949) starring the Three Stooges – Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard, with Christine McIntyre, Emil Sitka, Dudley Dickerson

In Who Done It? the Stooges (Moe, Larry, Shemp) are private detectives looking for a missing millionaire. They wander around the millionaire’s (Emil Sitka) spooky mansion confronting various crooks and a dangerous dame (Christine McIntyre). Shemp uses his “trusty shovel” and it’s Stooges to the rescue!

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Larry, Moe, and Shemp backstage with Nanette Bordeaux and the other showgirls in Three Hams on Rye

Three Hams on Rye

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Three Hams on Rye (1950) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard), Emil Sitka, Christine McIntyre

In Three Hams on Rye, Moe, Larry and Shemp are stagehands who aspire to be stars on stage …  But after failing at keeping a nasty critic out of the theater, they get their chance anyway!

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Punchy Cowpunchers (1950) title card, starring the Three Stooges - Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard

Punchy Cowpunchers

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Punchy Cowpunchers (1950) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard)

Synopsis

In Punchy Cowpunchers, the Three Stooges (Moe, Larry, Shemp) are cavalrymen sent out west to capture the Killer Dillon’s gang. A very funny short, with a very large supporting cast, including Stooge regulars Vernon Dent, Emil Sitka and Christine McIntyre.

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Shemp's monster teeth from The Tooth Will Out

The Tooth Will Out

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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 trying to pull teeth, and the Stooges mix up “The Amateur Carpenter” with their dentistry manual.

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Pardon My Clutch (1948), starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard), Emil Sitka

Pardon My Clutch

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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 a stranger offers to pay more for it, Claude reneges on the deal.

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Shemp Howard in For Crimin' Out Loud

For Crimin’ Out Loud

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For Crimin’ Out Loud (1956) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard), Emil Sitka, Christine McIntyre

Shemp Howard in For Crimin' Out LoudFor Crimin’ Out Loud begins with the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard) being inept criminal forensic scientists, with slapstick coming fast and furious. Oddly, Larry is tending to stand up for himself more than usual – to no effect.  A mouse and toupee do the usual “parrot in a skull bit,” and soon Councilman Goodrich (Emil Sitka) calls for their help. And that’s virtually the end of the new material for the short film.  The rest is taken from Who Done It?Read More »For Crimin’ Out Loud