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Termites of 1938 (1938)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Short | 7 January 1938 (USA)
The stooges are pest exterminators, mistakenly hired by a rich lady looking for an escort to a fancy society party. The stooges wreck the fancy mansion where the party is taking place and ... See full summary »

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The stooges are pest exterminators, mistakenly hired by a rich lady looking for an escort to a fancy society party. The stooges wreck the fancy mansion where the party is taking place and befuddle the guest of honor, an English Lord. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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They've Got the Bug-House Blues!

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Mestres do Entretenimento  »

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The Three Stooges' first short of 1938, hence the reference in the title. See more »

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Remade as Society Mugs (1946) See more »

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Frederic March
Composed by Howard Jackson and Raphael Penso
Performed by The Three Stooges
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Exterminating a party
20 February 2014 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Termites Of 1938 has Moe, Larry, and Curly as the Acme Exterminating company who when we first meet them are trying several new experimental methods of dealing with mice. One particular mouse gets the best of all of them.

But they could be moving up in the world as maid Etta McDaniel calls a wrong number as she is trying for the Acme Escort Bureau. These three as escorts is a concept you have to wrap your head around. But they go to an exclusive society party and start new trends in table manners and then go to work exterminating the party essentially.

Another really funny one from the Stooges.


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