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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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Trivia

Apparently, this is one of four The Three Stooges shorts that fell into public domain after the copyright was accidentally not renewed in the 1960s. See more »

Goofs

When the prosecuting attorney stands up to suggest Curly testify to what he saw (after sitting down on Moe and Larry's tic-tac-toe game), he clearly is not moving his mouth to the words, which one should be able to tell when he turns his head to the right. See more »

Quotes

[With Curly taking the oath, the court clerk is speaking rapidly]
Curly: Are you trying to give me the double talk?
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Featured in Mad Men: The Benefactor (2008) See more »

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Push 'em Up
(uncredited)
Written by Howard Jackson
Dance number during in the courtroom
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Classic comedy!
12 August 2001 | by (Connecticut/Texas) – See all my reviews

This without a doubt,, one of the best - if not the best Stooge shorts ever. The number of laugh-out-loud-till-you-cry scenes in this one 20-min, short is incredible: When Curly takes the stand, when Larry removes the gum, when the Stooges play jax. It's just all funny. Comedy never got as good as the Stooges.

10/10


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