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The stooges are traveling salesmen stranded in Valeska, a tropical country prone to earthquakes. Having no luck selling fur coats to the natives they are arrested when they receive a telegram instructing them to "get rid of present wardrobe" and an official thinks they are planning to assassinate president Ward Robey. With the help of Rita, a beautiful revolutionary, the boys escape a firing squad, and are sent on a mission to deliver important plans to the revolutionary leader. When they deliver a rolled up calendar by mistake, they are once again heading for a firing squad but are spared when Rita arrives with the real plans. Written by
Mitch Shapiro <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Directed by famous silent comedian Charley Chase, the Stooges, in this story, wind up in "Valeska." That's a fictional thriving place in the tropics, we are told (and then shown several guys asleep in the streets).
Vernon Dent plays a revolutionary set to overtake some the country's leader. As soon as the guests leave the town, it's on. The "guests" are three dopey clothing salesmen from Ticondaroga , NY. Yup, you can guess who they are.
This turns out to have a lot of material packed into 17 minutes, a "spy" story where the Stooges are considered traitors, then good guys, then ordered to be executed, then awarded, then shot.....and all of it never seems to bother them.
We also have a funny parrot, earthquakes every so often, and a bunch of loony stuff which could only happen to our guys, the Stooges.
Note: Mexican actress Carmen Laroux plays "Rita," and she had an interesting face. I'm very sad to see that she died about three years after making this Stooges short, passing away at the very young age of 32. I can't find any information on what happened to her, other than she died in Los Angeles. Her last role, an uncredited one, was in the famous classic, "Citizen Kane."
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