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Mutts to You (1938)

 -  Comedy | Short  -  14 October 1938 (USA)
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The stooges, professional dog washers, find a baby on a doorstep and, thinking it to be abandoned, take it home. When they read in the paper the baby is believed to have been kidnapped, ... See full summary »

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The stooges, professional dog washers, find a baby on a doorstep and, thinking it to be abandoned, take it home. When they read in the paper the baby is believed to have been kidnapped, they disguise Curly as a the baby's mother and try to sneak past the local cop. They are caught, but when the baby's parents show up and realize what happened, the result is a happy ending. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Raças e Graças  »

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The "Chinese" Larry speaks is a mix of English and Yiddish. See more »

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When the gadget with all the gloves around it lowers, it hits Mrs. Manning on the head. See more »

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Policeman O'Halloran: That's a fine broth of a boy you have there. Is he on the bottle yet?
Curly: I should say not. He don't smoke, drink nor chew.
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Three Stooges by Chase
24 May 2010 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Mutts to You (1938)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

Stooges short has the boys seeing a baby on a doorstep so they take him home with them as they think he has been abandoned. Soon they learn that the parents have reported him missing so they must find a way to return him without getting busted. This isn't one of the guys better shorts but there are enough laughs here to make it worth viewing at least once. I think the highlight of the film isn't really a laugh but we get a scene where the boys are running a dog wash. There's a Dalmatian that gets put on an assembly line where he gets washed, scrubbed and done up and I'm amazed by the performance of the dog. I was really surprised any mutt would sit there and let all this stuff happen to him and he does come across as a good sport. He sticks out more than the film itself as there aren't too many good jokes that work here. There are a few funny moments as the guys try to sneak the kid pass their landlord and another decent sequence when the boys try to escape from a cop. The rest of the jokes are pretty much misses including one where Moe and Larry pretend to be from China.


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