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The stooges find a crippled boy and his sister living in their dumpyard shack. To raise money to pay for the little boys operation they buy a phony treasure map from a con man. Thinking the treasure is buried beneath an old house, the boys start digging and wind up in a US treasury vault where they are promptly arrested. The president (FDR) gives them amnesty and arranges for the boy's operation. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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3 September 1937 (USA)  »

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Columbia production number 400. See more »

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Moe's stunt double shows his face when Larry pulls him out of the wall. See more »

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Moe: And when they told us the money was yours, you could've knocked us down with a gold bar! And that's the whole story, Mr. President, s'help me!
President Roosevelt: I see. Well, Jimmy, I shall arrange personally for your operation.
Jimmie: Thank you, Mr. President.
President Roosevelt: And as for you gentlemen, in view of the extenuating circumstances, I find it possible to extend to you executive clemency.
Curly: Oh, no! Please, not that!
[Moe stomps his foot]
Curly: Ow!
Moe: Mr. President means we're free!
Curly: No!
Moe: Yeah!
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Very different Three Stooges short!
30 July 2004 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

The Three Stooges has always been some of the many actors that I have loved. I love just about every one of the shorts that they have made. I love all six of the Stooges (Curly, Shemp, Moe, Larry, Joe, and Curly Joe)! All of the shorts are hilarious and also star many other great actors and actresses which a lot of them was in many of the shorts! In My opinion The Three Stooges is some of the greatest actors ever and is the all time funniest comedy team!

This is one of the most different Three Stooge shorts of all. Some it is really serious and the beginning of the short is unique. There is very good acting by the Stooges and the cast which includes Sonny Bupp, Nick Copeland, Lew Davis, Lester Dorr, John Ince, Eddie Laughton, Al Richardson, Cy Schindell, and Harley Wood. To all Three Stooges fans in recommend that they should see this!!


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