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Release Date:
20 May 1938 (USA) See more »
Larry Lets On It's "LOVELY!" (original poster) See more »
Curly wins $50,000 in a radio contest and the stooges move into the Hotel Costa Plente. Their suite... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Come on...they are the three stooges! See more (4 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Curly Howard ... Curly Howard (as Curly)

Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)

Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Bobby Burns ... Room Service Waiter (uncredited)
Jean Carmen ... Marge - Gold-digging Widow (uncredited)
Earlene Heath ... Lil - Gold-digging Widow (uncredited)

Bud Jamison ... House Detective (uncredited)
Lucille Lund ... Daisy - Gold-digging Widow (uncredited)
James C. Morton ... Hotel Manager (uncredited)

Directed by
Del Lord 
Writing credits
Searle Kramer (story)

Searle Kramer (screenplay)

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

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16 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)
Australia:G | USA:Not Rated (DVD Rating) | USA:Not Rated (Digital Streaming) | USA:Not Rated (VHS Rating) | USA:Approved (certificate #4123)

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Production number 422.See more »
[first lines]
Larry:How many?
Moe:I'll take three.
Larry:I'll take the same.
Moe:I bet two.
[Moe puts two pancakes on the center plate]
Larry:I'll see those two, and I'll raise you five!
[Larry puts his entire stack on the center plate]
Moe:I'd better win today I haven't had breakfast in a week!
Larry:Well the best man always wins.
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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Come on...they are the three stooges!, 8 March 2005
Author: gue_gg_ila from Caracas, Venezuela

Short film of The Three Stooges, back ago with Curly and the other two funny guys Moe and Larry. Curly wins a prize in the radio so they go and celebrate in a hotel, and as usual they destroy everything...

Three women(of course the exact number for each stooge)are pretending to be rich widowers in order to marry the three stooges(no explanation for why they knew that they were exactly 3 men accompanying Curly Howard), at the end they found out that because of taxes the prize Curly won was only of 4 dollars, so no wedding, no girls and no money!

Overall entertaining, especially because it is 15 minutes long...and it just makes you laugh.

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