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Director:
Writers:
Jack Cluett (screenplay)
Curly Howard (story) ...
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Release Date:
13 July 1934 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Moe discovers Curly's unknown boxing talent when he knocks out the Champ at a restaurant when Larry plays "Pop Goes the Weasal" on the violin... See more » | Add synopsis »
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1 win See more »
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(2 articles)
User Reviews:
I Love This Short! See more (19 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)

Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)

Curly Howard ... Curley, aka K.O. Stradivarius (as Curley)
Dorothy Granger ... Girl
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Billy Bletcher ... Fight Announcer (uncredited)
Chet Brandenburg ... Kilduff Cornerman (uncredited)
Chuck Callahan ... Mr. McGurn (uncredited)
Oscar 'Dutch' Hendrian ... Plug-Ugly #1 in Restaurant (uncredited)
Al Hill ... Killer Kilduff (uncredited)
Arthur Housman ... Fight Timekeeper (uncredited)
William Irving ... Kilduff's Manager (uncredited)
Ray Jones ... K.O. Cornerman (uncredited)
Harry Keaton ... K.O. Cornerman (uncredited)
Jack Kenney ... K.O. Cornerman (uncredited)
Charles King ... Man on Truck (uncredited)
Jack 'Tiny' Lipson ... Fat Ringsider (uncredited)
Larry McGrath ... Referee (uncredited)
Frank Moran ... Plug-Ugly #3 in Restaurant (uncredited)
Max 'Slapsie Maxie' Rosenbloom ... Plug-Ugly #2 in Restaurant (uncredited)
Art Rowlands ... Spectator (uncredited)
Harry Watson ... Kid in Fight Crowd (uncredited)

Directed by
Lou Breslow 
 
Writing credits
Jack Cluett (screenplay)

Curly Howard (story) (as Jerry Howard) and
Larry Fine (story) and
Moe Howard (story)

Produced by
Jules White .... producer (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Henry Freulich 
 
Film Editing by
Robert Carlisle 
 
Music Department
Louis Silvers .... musical arrangements (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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17 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)
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Trivia:
The man who falls off the back of the truck when Larry drives it away ended up breaking his leg from the fall in real life.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Fight fans are seen milling outside the arena at night before the big fight. But when Larry runs outside after breaking his violin, it is clearly broad daylight.See more »
Quotes:
Curley:What'll ya have?
Moe:I'll have four pieces of burnt toast and a rotten egg.
Curley:Why do you want that?
Moe:I gotta tapeworm and it's good enough for him.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Saps at Sea (1940)See more »
Soundtrack:
I Thought I Wanted YouSee more »

FAQ

List: Wacky boxing
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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
I Love This Short!, 16 May 2000
Author: The Peacemaker from Alberta, Canada

I'm not a stooge fan, but this is funny! Curly is pretty much insane when he does that, the way he dances around like he's chasing his tail. What I like is that Larry, being a violinist before a stooge, plays the violin! (That's how I guessed what his instrument was on a quiz.) A real must-see for stooge fans (and I'm not even one of them!)

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