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Writer:
Clyde Bruckman (screenplay)
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Release Date:
17 April 1937 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
The Stooges escape from jail in order to save their father from gangsters and a beautiful gold-digger. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Curly wants a trophy wife See more (6 total) »

Cast

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Curly Howard ... Curly / Pop Howard (as Curly)

Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)

Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Frank Austin ... Prison Guard (uncredited)
Lynton Brent ... Hat Salesman (uncredited)
Lew Davis ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Charles Dorety ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Eddie Laughton ... Chopper's Henchman (uncredited)
Lucille Lund ... Daisy (uncredited)
Frank Mills ... Chopper (uncredited)
Cy Schindell ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Harry Tenbrook ... Chopper's Henchman (uncredited)
Al Thompson ... Pop's Butler (uncredited)
Elaine Waters ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
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Directed by
Del Lord 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Clyde Bruckman  screenplay

Produced by
Jules White .... associate producer
 
Cinematography by
André Barlatier 
 
Film Editing by
Charles Nelson 
 
Music Department
Louis Silvers .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
17 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:
Curly Howard (as Pop) briefly speaks in his normal voice in one scene.See more »
Goofs:
Miscellaneous: When Larry and Moe are trying to get through the gate using a hammer and chisel just before Curly hits the chisel Moe bumps the gate and it moves open slightly; but is back closed tight when Curly actually swings the hammer.See more »
Quotes:
Curly:I got an idea in the back of my head!
Curly:Well, bring it out front!
[He hits him in the head]
Moe:What is it?
Curly:You knocked it clear out!
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Spoofs Three Smart Girls (1936)See more »

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Curly wants a trophy wife, 20 March 2014
Author: bkoganbing from Buffalo, New York

3 Dumb Clucks finds Moe, Larry, and Curly in the joint when they receive word that their rich father is about to throw her over for a trophy wife. They break out of jail to stop dear old dad from making a fool of himself.

Worse than they realize, the woman is the bait in a con game. They plan to marry the old guy and then take his money. It's the 3 Stooges to the rescue.

This one is Curly's moment to shine. He's not only a stooge, but he plays the father and the aging is accomplished by giving him some sideburns. Shave them off and he looks just like his son. In a series of gags that's part of how they rescue dear old dad.

This one's for fans of Curly Howard. NYUK Nyuk.

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