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Restless Knights (1935)

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Set in Medieval times, the stooges learn they are of royal blood and vow to save the kingdom. They become the queen's royal guards but are sentenced to die when the queen is abducted on the... See full summary »

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Anne, Queen of Anesthesia
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Set in Medieval times, the stooges learn they are of royal blood and vow to save the kingdom. They become the queen's royal guards but are sentenced to die when the queen is abducted on the orders of the evil prime minister. The stooges escape, free the queen, and end up knocking each other out. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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20 February 1935 (USA)  »

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Caballeros revoltosos  »

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This was the first film to have the soon-to-be-trademark "triple slap," in which all three Stooges are slapped at once. See more »

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Anne, Queen of Anesthesia: From whence came you?
Duke of Durham: Paris.
Baron of Graymatter: Show her the postcards.
[Moe slaps Curly's head]
Anne, Queen of Anesthesia: And what were you doing in Paris?
Count of Fife: Oh, looking over the Paris sites.
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Spoofs The Three Musketeers (1935) See more »

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Entry Of The Giants
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RESTLESS KNIGHTS (Charles Lamont, 1935) **1/2
25 January 2008 | by (Naxxar, Malta) – See all my reviews

The Three Stooges offer themselves as musketeers at the service of the Queen of France, whose Captain of the Guards is, unsurprisingly, planning to usurp the throne. After a bright start featuring Walter Brennan as The Stooges' dying father, this soon degenerates into a lengthy but unfunny wrestling bout among the boys; luckily, it picks up again when the Queen is abducted eventually, and much of the action in the second half involves the stars contriving to get rid of her captors.

Even though little is actually done with the medieval setting, it is nevertheless interesting as a spoof of many a costume piece/swashbuckler of its day – especially "The Three Musketeers"; for the record, director Lamont would helm many an Abbott & Costello vehicle during the coming decade.


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