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Slippery Silks (1936)

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The stooges are carpenters who inherit a fancy dress boutique. They put on a fashion show with dresses they've designed based on furniture. During the show the owner of a antique box the ... See full summary »

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The stooges are carpenters who inherit a fancy dress boutique. They put on a fashion show with dresses they've designed based on furniture. During the show the owner of a antique box the stooges wrecked shows up and a wild cream puff fight ensues. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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27 December 1936 (USA)  »

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Mestres da Confusão  »

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Moe Howard states in his autobiography that over 150 pies were thrown. See more »

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Larry: [once told they inherited their uncle's gown shop] Water... give me water.
[a car drives by and splashes all three of them]
Moe: Water you had to have, eh?
[slaps Larry]
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SLIPPERY SILKS (Jack White, 1936) **1/2
9 February 2008 | by (Naxxar, Malta) – See all my reviews

The last entry in the Columbia 2-Disc Set of Three Stooges shorts is a standard affair, watchable but not exactly a classic (to be honest, very few of these, if any, were!). The boys cause havoc at a shop selling rare items, then discover they've inherited an atelier; the funniest bit is the climax, with the exhibition of their surreal models – dressed in clothes resembling furniture (complete with drawers wherein to keep their cosmetics)!

These shorts are essentially pleasant and certainly harmless – but they're not in any way on the same plane as their contemporaries Laurel & Hardy; one film of theirs I'd love to rewatch, however, is WE WANT OUR MUMMY (1939) – which I used to watch as a kid (my father owned a copy on Super 8!)...


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