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Disorder in the Court (1936)

Unrated | | Comedy, Short | 30 May 1936 (USA)
The stooges are witnesses at a trial where their friend, a dancer at a nightclub where they are musicians, is accused of murder. The stooges manage to disrupt the proceedings but save the ... See full summary »

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The stooges are witnesses at a trial where their friend, a dancer at a nightclub where they are musicians, is accused of murder. The stooges manage to disrupt the proceedings but save the day when they discover the real murderer's identity. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Disorder in the Courtroom  »

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This was the first of The Three Stooges shorts in which Curly Howard's name is spelled "Curly" instead of "Curley" on the opening credits. See more »

Goofs

Curly clearly cringes before pulling the trigger on the gun used as evidence when it fires the first bullet. He was obviously supposed to be startled when it went off. See more »

Quotes

Judge: [to the Stooges] Gentlemen, you must control your killing instincts.
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Featured in Icons of Comedy: 50 Movie Mega Pack (2016) See more »

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Ach! Du lieber Augustin.
Written by Marx Augustin
Performed by Larry and Curley on Moe when he swallowed his harmonica by accident
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Disorder in the Court
1 June 2005 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

Without a doubt, this always has been and always will be my favorite stooge flick. I loved every minute of it and you will always get a laugh from the three stooges.

The plot is that Gail's life is at stake for a murder that she did not commit at dancer's club. Her only witnesses are the three stooges that can prove that she did not commit the crime. Through their zanny testimonies they find a way to save her life from being thrown away to prison.

This is one of the best stooge comedies, and I would highly recommend it to any true stooge fans! 10/10


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