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Half Shot Shooters (1936)

The stooges are discharged from the army after WW I, and promptly administer some revenge to their mean sergeant. Years later they wind up in the army again, and of course the same sergeant... See full summary »

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The stooges are discharged from the army after WW I, and promptly administer some revenge to their mean sergeant. Years later they wind up in the army again, and of course the same sergeant is their superior. The sergeant plays various tricks on them, and when the stooges go crazy with a cannon, blowing up a house, a bridge, and a smoke stack, he blows them up. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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30 April 1936 (USA)  »

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Half-Shot Shooters  »

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Banned by Holland's censorship board. See more »

Quotes

Moe: Republican? Naw, I'm a Democrat.
Curly: Not me, I'm a pedestrian!
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Features All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) See more »

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Excellent short
7 June 2002 | by (San Ramon, CA) – See all my reviews

I have to disagree with whoever puts down this one because I think there are many hilarious moments! The conflict the stooges have with their sergeant is hilarious! This theme would later be revisited in "Boobs In Arms" (1940). One of the best Curly shorts.

Grade: A+


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