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The stooges are greeting card salesmen who are mistakenly inducted into the army after escaping from the jealous husband of one of their customers. In bootcamp their sergeant turns out to ... See full summary »

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The stooges are greeting card salesmen who are mistakenly inducted into the army after escaping from the jealous husband of one of their customers. In bootcamp their sergeant turns out to be the same man, whom they constantly vex and bewilder. When the boys are sent to the front lines and the sergeant is captured they must rescue him, which they do after doping themselves with laughing gas. At the end they get shot off into the sunset on a cannon shell. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Mad buffoons in a barrage of laughs!

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27 December 1940 (USA)  »

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All This and Bullets, Too  »

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After the US Congress passed the Selective Training and Service Act on September 16, 1940, comedies about military life became popular; "Boobs in Arms" was the earliest of its kind. See more »

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Curly: [laughing] I think we're captured!
Moe: [laughing] They'll probably shoot us!
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Edited from All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) See more »

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Very good Three Stooges short!
3 August 2004 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

The Three Stooges has always been some of the many actors that I have loved. I love just about every one of the shorts that they have made. I love all six of the Stooges (Curly, Shemp, Moe, Larry, Joe, and Curly Joe)! All of the shorts are hilarious and also star many other great actors and actresses which a lot of them was in many of the shorts! In My opinion The Three Stooges is some of the greatest actors ever and is the all time funniest comedy team!

This is a very good Three Stooges short. Richard Fiske performs really good here. Lynton Brent, Evelyn Young Wife, Johnny Kascier, Philip Van Zandt, Charles Dorety, Eddie Laughton, Cy Schindell, and John Tyrrell are also in this and all of them are good in this one! This is a funny one. The beginning of it is really hilarious! I think that this is one of the underrated Three Stooges shorts. Its really good and I recommend this one!


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