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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: [reading a greeting card] Greetings little shut-in, don't you weep or sigh, if you're not out by Christmas, you'll be out the 4th of July.
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Edited into Dizzy Pilots (1943) See more »

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Nobody can make you laugh like The Three Stooges.
25 January 2002 | by (Metairie,Louisiana) – See all my reviews

If you are a Three Stooges fan. Then you'll love this short. Moe, Curly, and Larry play greeting card salesmen, who join the army. And cause a lot of mayhem. When you watch this short you'll laugh so hard you won't no when to stop. It will make you laugh till it hurts.


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