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Writers:
Elwood Ullman (screenplay) &
Searle Kramer (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
25 August 1939 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
The stooges run a pet hospital and get an important patient, Garcon, a rich ladies poodle. When dognappers posing as reporters steal the poodle... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Dr. Moe, Dr. Curly, Dr. Larry See more (7 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Curly Howard ... Dr. Curly (as Curly)

Larry Fine ... Dr. Larry (as Larry)

Moe Howard ... Dr. Moe (as Moe)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Beatrice Blinn ... Nurse (uncredited)
Lynton Brent ... Duke - Dognapper (uncredited)
Beatrice Curtis ... Nurse (uncredited)
Isabel La Mal ... Mrs. Bedford (uncredited)
Ethelreda Leopold ... Nurse (uncredited)
Dorothy Moore ... Nurse (uncredited)
Robin Raymond ... Nurse (uncredited)
Cy Schindell ... Tony - Dognapper (uncredited)
Libby Taylor ... Maid (uncredited)

Directed by
Jules White 
 
Writing credits
Elwood Ullman (screenplay) &
Searle Kramer (screenplay)

Thea Goodan (story)

Produced by
Jules White .... associate producer
 
Film Editing by
Charles Nelson 
 
Music Department
Leigh Harline .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Ben Oakland .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
18 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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Trivia:
This is a the only time, in all of the shorts, the Stooges play white-collar workers, in this case doctors, rather then the typical blue-collar workers.See more »
Goofs:
Miscellaneous: When Moe squirts soap in Curly's face it comes out before Moe touches the dispenser.See more »
Quotes:
Dr. Moe:[on loudspeaker] Calling Dr. Curly. Calling Dr. Curly.
Dr. Curly:What do you want?
Dr. Moe:Listen, you onion head, you march yourself in here and wash that dog.
Dr. Curly:Oh, you do it yourself.
Dr. Moe:Oh, mutiny, eh?
Dr. Curly:Yeah, and it's not out on the bounty.
[sticks out tongue and gets punched through loud speaker by Moe]
Dr. Moe:[sticks head out of loudspeaker] Now come in here like I told you.
[Curly starts to leave]
Dr. Moe:[Moe's head is stuck in loudspeaker] Hey, what a minute. I'm stuck.
[...]
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References Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)See more »

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Dr. Moe, Dr. Curly, Dr. Larry, 29 June 2001
Author: Dan Mudd from USA

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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