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Beer and Pretzels (1933)

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Ted Healy and the 3 Stooges are fired and evicted from a theatre because Ted is annoys women working there. They then get jobs as waiters at a night club. Chaos leads to destruction of the business. At the end, Ted pursues another woman.

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Moe (as Howard)
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Larry (as Fine)
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Curly (as Howard)
Bonnie Bonnell ...
Bonny Latour (as Bonny)
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A vaudeville show is playing, but the bottom billed act of Heely, Heely, Heely & Heely (who have the first names Ted, Larry, Curly & Moe) have just been fired because Ted has been fooling around with girls telling them he can get them into show business, which in turn always gets him into trouble. Their next job is as waiters in a restaurant that has a floor show. Since they end up not being very adept waiters which causes much havoc amongst themselves and with the customers, they may as well sit back, eat the food, watch and enjoy (sort of) the floor show and in turn take over the floor show, much to the restaurant manager's chagrin. But the havoc continues and Ted has a fitting conclusion to his problems. Written by Huggo

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26 August 1933 (USA)  »

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Beer Gardens  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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The three singing waiters, Martin Sperzel, Al Teeter and "Smiling" Jack Smith, were known as the Three Ambassadors. They sang together from 1930 - 1939. Smith, the tall one, went on to have a long solo career. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Steins On The Table
Music by Al Goodhart
Lyrics by Gus Kahn
Performed by Bonnie Bonnell, Jack Smith, Martin Sperzel and an unidentified tap dance trio
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Any Curly short before '46 is worth watching, including this!
26 January 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Reason why I said before '46 was because Curly was starting to become ill, and it was sad to see Curly in the shape he was in at that time. Because of that, it made it hard to watch any of those without feeling sad :( But here, we have the early days... the EARLY early days. Alright, so this isn't "The Three Stooges", but as it was usually put "Ted Healy and His Stooges". The humor here seems like a mix of what the stooges would become and a little bit of the biggest contenders at the time, The Marx Brothers. Best bit: proof that if you don't throw salt over your shoulder in time, you'll have bad luck... LOTS of it. Anyway, this is worth a look for ALL stooges fans and you can probably find it on a video or DVD collection for about five dollars... and in the words of Curly, "He's got FIVE DOLLARS!!!!!"


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