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We Want Our Mummy (1939)

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The stooges go to Egypt in search of the mummy of king Rootin-Tootin for which a museum will pay a $5000 prize. They wind up in the mummy's tomb where they are harassed by some bad guys ... See full summary »

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The stooges go to Egypt in search of the mummy of king Rootin-Tootin for which a museum will pay a $5000 prize. They wind up in the mummy's tomb where they are harassed by some bad guys after the same objective. The villains, who have kidnapped a professor from the museum, want the jewels buried inside the mummy. When Curly accidentally destroys the mummy, Moe and Larry wrap him in bandages to fool the bad guys. They manage to rescue the professor and retrieve the real mummy of Rootin-Tootin who turns out to have been a midget. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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24 February 1939 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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The voice on the taxicab radio is Moe Howard's normal speaking voice. See more »

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Obvious sped up footage during their haphazard exit from the taxi. See more »

Quotes

Moe: [the Stooges find a sign post in the desert showing the locations of Cairo and Tunis] Oh, boy we're nearly in Cairo. The tomb oughtta be around here someplace.
Curly: I've gotta go to Tunis and then we can have tuna sandwiches for lunch.
[Moe slaps him]
Curly: Oh!
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We Want Our Mummy and so did I!This is great one!
12 March 2003 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

This is another great one!Its very funny but its different.Dick Curtis was good as always, Theodore Lorch was excellent and Bud Jamison and James C. Morton is very good in the short film.This is a very good Three Stooges and I think all Stooge fans will like it!


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