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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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Was the first Three Stooges short to feature a pie in the face gag. 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 (1936)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

The Three Stooges inherit a rich silk shop but of course they manage to screw it up. The second half of this short, taking place in the silk shop, is rather unfunny, although we're treated to another food fight. The first half has the boys in a wood shop causing all sorts of damage and this is here all the laughs are to be found. Curley falling into the nails and all the gags with the glue are among the highlights.

Now available on Columbia's 2-disc set, which features over 20 shorts, all digitally remastered and looking better than ever.


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