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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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The killer is a dancer named Buck Wing, a reference to the buck-and-wing dance common in vaudeville and minstrel shows. See more »

Goofs

Curly cringes before the pistol used as evidence discharges, but he wasn't supposed to know it was loaded. It was supposed to take him by surprise. See more »

Quotes

Moe: [to Curly] Grab your ear.
[Curly grabs it]
Moe: Come on!
[Moe grabs Curly's arm, and drags him off]
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Spoofed in South Park: Hell on Earth 2006 (2006) See more »

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Push 'em Up
(uncredited)
Written by Howard Jackson
Dance number during in the courtroom
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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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