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Writers:
Ewart Adamson (story)
Ewart Adamson (screenplay)
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Release Date:
26 November 1937 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
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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Cast

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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)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
16 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

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Trivia:
Production number 402.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When Curley gets knocked out, with his feet in the wet cement, there are concrete rocks and fragments on the ground behind him. When he awakens with his feet in the hardened cement, and starts chopping his feet out of the cement, the rocks and fragments are gone.See more »
Quotes:
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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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Keaton, 13 December 2005
Author: tedg (tedg@FilmsFolded.com) from Virginia Beach

I saw this with another Stooges short, "Violent is the Word for Curly." By the late 30's they were trying all sorts of forms. "Curly" was based on the Marx brothers form. This is based on a famous Keaton gag.

The three marry sisters (drawing lots), and get a house kit that they assemble incompetently.

There's a Laurel and Hardy precedent and before that the famous Keaton "One Week." That's hilarious and clever. This isn't, except for having stooge women.

Ted's Evaluation -- 1 of 3: You can find something better to do with this part of your life.

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