IMDb > Three Sappy People (1939)

Three Sappy People (1939) More at IMDbPro »


Overview

User Rating:
7.5/10   299 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Down 10% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Director:
Writer:
Clyde Bruckman (original screenplay)
Contact:
View company contact information for Three Sappy People on IMDbPro.
Release Date:
1 December 1939 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
The stooges are phone repairmen who are mistaken for the psychiatrists in whose office they are working... See more » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
I could watch this one over and over and over!!!!!! See more (9 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Curly Howard ... Curly (as Curly)

Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)

Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
Lorna Gray ... Sherry Rumsford

Don Beddoe ... J. Rumsford Rumsford
Bud Jamison ... Williams - Butler
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Beatrice Blinn ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Gloria Blondell ... Switchboard Operator (uncredited)
Beatrice Curtis ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Ann Doran ... Countess (uncredited)
Richard Fiske ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Eddie Laughton ... Painter / Party Guest (uncredited)
Forbes Murray ... Dr. York (uncredited)
Victor Travers ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Evelyn Young ... Receptionist (uncredited)
Create a character page for: ?

Directed by
Jules White 
 
Writing credits
Clyde Bruckman (original screenplay)

Produced by
Jules White .... associate producer
 
Cinematography by
George Meehan 
 
Film Editing by
Charles Nelson 
 
Music Department
Leigh Harline .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Ben Oakland .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
Crew verified as complete


Production CompaniesDistributors
Create a character page for: ?

Additional Details

Runtime:
18 min
Country:
Language:
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
In the 1934 episode "Punch Drunks", Moe orders burnt toast and a rotten egg. Curly then asks why, so Moe says he has a tape worm, and that's good enough for it. 5 years later in the 1939 episode "Three Sappy People", that gag is repeated except that Curly orders burnt toast and a rotten egg. Moe then asks why, so Curly says he has a tape worm, and that's good enough for it.See more »
Quotes:
Moe:Remind me to tear out your Adam's apple!
Curly:I'll make a note of it.
[pulls out a pad of paper and a pencil]
See more »
Movie Connections:

FAQ

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
I could watch this one over and over and over!!!!!!, 28 June 2000
Author: dls-3 from Toronto, Canada

I was very excited when I was able to add this gem to my movie collection.

I remember seeing this about 3-4 years ago and I remembered most of it but not all of it. Curly stole the show!!!!! Classic Stooges to the hilt!!!!!!!

If you thought that upper class were prim and proper, then you MUST see this Stooges short.

Of course there is the classic pie fight at the end and this is where the fun really is. Curly is having pies thrown at him by Moe and he (Curly) has to protect himself. So he stands behind the countess. Moe throws the first pie and Curly ducks behind the countess and she gets the pie in the face. Curly comes from behind the countess for a couple of seconds as Moe is preparing to throw the next pie and Curly gives his famous "Nyuk Nyuk". He ducks behind the countess again as Moe hits the countess with the second pie. Curly then comes out from behind her and says to Moe "Ya missed me, Nyah" (He sticks out his tongue like a 6 or 7 year old).

All Curly's facial expressions and noises that emanate from him throughout the movie are hilarious!!!

Now these men are supposed to be professional "psychiatrists". What a way to help a patient out her her dilemma!!!! They themselves need the help.

This film is so nutty it is really funny!!

For a fun filled evening, I suggest you rent this one, for sure!!!

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (9 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for Three Sappy People (1939)

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
The Lady Eve Three Smart Saps All the World's a Stooge Crash Goes the Hash I'll Never Heil Again
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
News articles IMDb Comedy section IMDb USA section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.