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Articles tagged with the name “Kenneth MacDonald” – a frequent co-star of the Three Stooges, nearly always a villain.  Later a recurring judge on the Perry Mason TV series

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

Punchy Cowpunchers [Three Stooges]

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Punchy Cowpunchers (1950) starring the Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard), Christine McIntyre, Kenneth MacDonald, Vernon Dent, Emil Sitka

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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Three Stooges short film Blunder Boys (1955) starring Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp Howard

Blunder Boys

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Three Stooges short film Blunder Boys (1955) starring Moe HowardLarry FineShemp Howard

Synopsis of Blunder Boys

Three Stooges short film Blunder Boys (1955) starring Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Shemp HowardIn a parody of then then-popular Dragnet series, Moe, Larry and Shemp play the role of inept detectives, who after serving in the war go to college where they are inept students studying criminology, and after graduating (with the lowest possible honors) they try to earn their positions on the police force by capturing “The Eel” – ”but he’s too slippery!Read More »Blunder Boys

Shemp swallows the Punjab diamond in "Crime on their Hands"

Crime on their Hands

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movie review of Crime on their Hands starring the Three Stooges (Moe, Larry, Shemp) – originally released December 9, 1948

Criminals Bea (Christine McIntyre) and Dapper (Kenneth MacDonald) look at their loot - the stolen Punjab Diamond

In Crime on their Hands, the Three Stooges are janitors at a newspaper office — who desire to be reporters. They have their chance, when the big story of the day is the theft of the Punjab Diamond by Dapper Malone (played by Three Stooges regular Kenneth MacDonald), his moll (Three Stooges regular Christine McIntyre) and “Runty” who gets angry at Dapper.  Runty decides to get even by calling the newspaper office and snitching on Dapper. The Stooges are there to take the call, and get their big break — while Runty “gets” his, courtesy of Dapper’s gun.

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