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Three Little Pigskins (1934)

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The stooges are mistaken by a gangster for the "Three Horsemen of Boulder Dam", famous football players. Hired to play for his team, they blow the big game and get it in the end. Lucille ... See full summary »

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The stooges are mistaken by a gangster for the "Three Horsemen of Boulder Dam", famous football players. Hired to play for his team, they blow the big game and get it in the end. Lucille Ball has a nice part as a gun moll. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Watch 'em carry gloom offside - and goal you with glee!

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8 December 1934 (USA)  »

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Tres magos del futbol  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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Later in her career, when this short was brought up, Lucille Ball (apparently referring to the seltzer squirting scene) would remark, "The only thing I learned from The Three Stooges was how to duck!" noting, "I still got wet!" See more »

Goofs

Near the beginning of the film, when we first see Moe, he falls in next to a passing pedestrian to ask for "a dime for a hamburger". The shadow of the boom mic following them can be seen on the sidewalk. See more »

Quotes

Lulu Banks: Girls! I got em, I got em!
Molly Gray: What, the dinner?
Lulu Banks: No, no, the three horsemen... Come in guys, and meet the girls!
Larry: [to Daisy] Honey, will you marry me?
Moe: [to Lulu] Oh toots, I'm telling you you've more than won me!
Curley: Low man again.
[sees Molly]
Curley: Woo, woo, woo!
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Featured in The Lady with the Torch (1999) See more »

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Eastmoor College March
(opening theme) (uncredited)
Written by Louis Silvers
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Some Very Funny Moments
19 June 2001 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

This is a Three Stooges short comedy that starts and ends a little slowly, but in between there are some hilarious moments. It starts when the three are pan-handling on a college campus, and get mistaken for the school's three star football players. They are then hired by a group of gangsters to play for a professional team, with predictable results. The funniest parts are in the middle of the film, when the Stooges are in the apartment where the gangsters and their girls (which include a very young Lucille Ball) hang out. "Three Little Pigskins" may not be one of the Stooges' best, but it's still pretty good.


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