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Ewart Adamson (story)
Ewart Adamson (screenplay)
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Release Date:
26 November 1937 (USA) See more »
The stooges are suitors who go on a sit down strike when their prospective father-in-law refuses to consent the marriages... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Curly Howard ... Curly (as Curly)

Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)

Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Charles Dorety ... Man on Street (uncredited)
June Gittelson ... Flora Bell (uncredited)
Marcia Healy ... Dora Bell (uncredited)
Jack Hill ... Man on Street (uncredited)
Jack Long ... Truck Driver (uncredited)
Betty Mack ... Cora Bell (uncredited)
Robert McKenzie ... Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
James C. Morton ... Mr. Bell (uncredited)
Charles Phillips ... Man on Street (uncredited)
Bert Young ... Truck Driver (uncredited)
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Directed by
Del Lord 
Writing credits
Ewart Adamson (story)

Ewart Adamson (screenplay)

Produced by
Jules White .... associate producer
Cinematography by
George Meehan 
Film Editing by
Charles Nelson 
Music Department
Louis Silvers .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
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16 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

Did You Know?

Marcia Healy, who plays Dora Bell, Curly's wife, was the real life sister of Ted Healy, who created The Three Stooges.See more »
Continuity: 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 »
Larry:[pulling the girls names out of a hat to decide who will marry who] I got Florabell.
[hugs Larry with spine crunching sound effect]
Moe:I got Corabell.
Corabell:Oh Darling.
Curly:[pulls out the hat tag] I get Stetson, which one is she?
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2 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Laughing Is Absolute In This Three Stooges Short!, 7 May 2010
Author: Humphrey Fish from United States

I was first able to see this Three Stooges short when I got the Three Stooges Collection Volume Two for my birthday, and so I watched this short when I got to it on the menu selection. and when I watched this short, I just began laughing and laughing away, To me, laughing is absolute in this Three Stooges short! Laughs are required when you watch this short, you are just going to be roaring with laughter at this short, though this is not the Three Stooges' best short film, I still thought that it was very hysterical and filled with a quite a lot of laughs! I just love all of the Three Stooges shorts that I have seen in my life, I have not hated any short, not one!

This is a Three Stooges short that is really going to cause you to be laughing and laughing your head off at, you are going to think that this Three Stooges short film is really a hysterical riot! I know that I thought that this short was a hysterical riot! I just love the Three Stooges, period! I also am really glad that I first saw the Three Stooges, because I would be a very different person if I had not seen them!

Overall, this short film starring Moe, Larry, and Curly is really filled with a lot of laughs in it, you really have to see this, you are going to love this!


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