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Disorder in the Court (1936)

 -  Comedy | Short  -  30 May 1936 (USA)
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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 ... 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 Three Stooges short where Curly Howard's name is spelled "Curly" instead of "Curley" on the intro of The Three Stooges shorts. See more »

Goofs

When Moe & Larry are playing noughts and crosses on the chair, the final chalk marks they place on the chair before the lawyer sits on it aren't the same marks as those that appear on the rear end of the lawyer when he stands up after sitting on the chair. See more »

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Larry: [while playing violin, he picks up the defense's black hairpiece on the end of his bow and sees it] A taran-tela!
[Moe screams, Curly tries hitting it with a hammer, and Moe steals the bailiff's gun and shoots]
Curly: Oh! A field mouse!
Larry: [with it attached to his bow] Watch out, it'll bite ya!
Moe: [sees it] Taran-tella? Shot five holes in a dibbit!
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Push 'em Up
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Written by Howard Jackson
Dance number during in the courtroom
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18 November 2003 | by (The Hague, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Moe, Larry and Curly are the three main witnesses in a murder case. To show the judge what has happened they will reconstruct the night of the murder.

This is a very funny short. I especially liked the first half where Curly has swear to tell the truth and get on the stand. Another great short movie by the Three Stooges.


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