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Calling All Curs (1939)

 -  Comedy | Short  -  25 August 1939 (USA)
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The stooges run a pet hospital and get an important patient, Garcon, a rich ladies poodle. When dognappers posing as reporters steal the poodle, the boys are in a tough spot. First they try... See full summary »

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The stooges run a pet hospital and get an important patient, Garcon, a rich ladies poodle. When dognappers posing as reporters steal the poodle, the boys are in a tough spot. First they try to fool their client by disguising a mutt as the poodle. When that doesn't work, they use the mutt as a bloodhound to track down the crooks. When they discover the bad guys hideout, Curly defeats them in a fight and they find Garcon, only to discover that "he" has had a litter of puppies. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Production number 445. See more »

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You can see a shadow moving on the wall when Curly is trying to pull the thorn out of Garcon with pliers. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Curly: [Larry is washing his socks]
[to Larry]
Dr. Curly: What are you doing?
Dr. Larry: [to Curly] Well, it's Monday isn't it?
Dr. Curly: [throws socks at Larry] Come on we have operating to do.
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Dr. Moe, Dr. Curly, Dr. Larry
29 June 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Calling All Curs (1939) stars Moe, Larry and Curly as veterinarians who must save a dog (Garcon) from it's kidnappers.

Curly is at his best in this one. He does a very very funny bit with dog bones biting his nose. How can you not like that?

It's a solid short, also a clip of this was in Lethal Weapon! Mel Gibson is a HUGE stooges fan. He was responsible for the ABC made-for-television movie about The Three Stooges' rise and somewhat screw job by Columbia.


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