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The Sitter Downers (1937)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Short | 26 November 1937 (USA)
The stooges are suitors who go on a sit down strike when their prospective father-in-law refuses to consent the marriages. The strike wins them fame and they receive numerous gifts ... See full summary »

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The stooges are suitors who go on a sit down strike when their prospective father-in-law refuses to consent the marriages. The strike wins them fame and they receive numerous gifts including a lot and a prefabricated house. They win the strike and get married, but the wives decree no honeymoon until the house is built. The boys have some problems with the construction, especially since Curly burned up the plans. The eventually finish the house, a monstrosity that collapses when one post is accidentally moved. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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26 November 1937 (USA)  »

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Os Rapazes São Capazes  »

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Production number 402. See more »

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The names of the Stooges' fiancées change. When the Stooges first arrive at the ladies' house and address the ladies' names, June Gittelson is Corabell, Marcia Healy is Florabell, and Betty Mack is Dorabell. Then a little later in the short when each Stooge draws one of the women's names from the hat, June is suddenly Florabell, Betty is Corabell, and Marcia is Dorabell! Further complicating matters, when Marcia is knocked out by the cement block, Curly calls her Corabell... Marcia played all three girls. See more »

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Larry: [pulling the girls names out of a hat to decide who will marry who] I got Florabell.
Florabell: Honey
[hugs Larry with spine crunching sound effect]
Florabell: Darling.
Moe: I got Corabell.
Corabell: Oh Darling.
Curly: [pulls out the hat tag] I get Stetson, which one is she?
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References Tarzan the Ape Man (1932) See more »

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Very good Three Stooges short!
31 December 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!

One of the most unique Three Stooges shorts is The Sitter-Downers. In this short are James C. Morton, Bert Young, June Gittelson, Marcia Healy, with Betty Mack and Robert McKenzie. The acting by these actors are good especially by Morton. There are many funny scenes here that I think most Three Stooges fans will love! In My opinion this one of the most different Three Stooges shorts. I strongly recommend this one!


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