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Flat Foot Stooges (1938)

 -  Comedy | Short  -  5 December 1938 (USA)
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The stooges are firemen at a station that still uses horses to pull the engines. A salesman who wants to sell the chief some modern equipment plants gun powder in one of the engines. The ... See full summary »

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Curly (as Curly)
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Dick Curtis ...
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Fire Chief Kelly
Lola Jensen ...
Miss Crickett Kelly
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The stooges are firemen at a station that still uses horses to pull the engines. A salesman who wants to sell the chief some modern equipment plants gun powder in one of the engines. The chiefs daughter catches him and after a chase both are knocked unconscious. When a fire starts, the stooges respond to the alarm, but don't realize its their firehouse that's burning! Somehow they manage to arrive in time to save the girl, and the villain gets his just desserts. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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5 December 1938 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Chamados para Apagarem as Chamas  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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The line "Hey, we're doin' the Corrigan!" is a reference to aviator Douglas Corrigan aka "Wrong Way Corrigan", who left NY for CA, and landed in Ireland. See more »

Goofs

Moe very obviously blows a line and momentarily drops character when he says to Curly: "What do you expect a fire mouse...uh...I mean, a fire house mouse to smell like, a petunia?" See more »

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Curly: Hey, we're doin' the Corrigan!
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How do they come up with the plot?
8 October 2001 | by See all my reviews

FLAT FOOT STOOGES is a very weird plot. How did they come up with the idea of a duck laying an egg with gunpowder to start a fire. The stooges also play firemen in SOUP TO NUTS, FALSE ALARMS, & IT'S A MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD WORLD. Watch one of those films instead.

** out of 4 stars.


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