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Release Date:
1 June 1940 (USA) See more »
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Three bumbling waiters try to help a clinically depressed little girl by locating her kidnapped father. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Curly Howard ... Curly (as Curly)

Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)

Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lynton Brent ... Spike - Kidnapper (uncredited)
Lew Davis ... Pedestrian #2 (uncredited)

Vernon Dent ... Dr. Walters (uncredited)
Charles Dorety ... Pedestrian #3 (uncredited)
Eddie Garcia ... Pedestrian #1 (uncredited)

Ned Glass ... Mr. Williams (uncredited)
Kit Guard ... Short Kidnapper in White Hat (uncredited)
Johnny Kascier ... Beer Carrier (uncredited)
Ethelreda Leopold ... Waitress (uncredited)
Cy Schindell ... Butch - Kidnapper (uncredited)

John Tyrrell ... Dr. Lyman (uncredited)

Harry Wilson ... Ugly Kidnapper in Dark Hat (uncredited)
Duke York ... Butch - Kidnapper (uncredited)
Bert Young ... Det. Sgt. Cassidy (uncredited)
Evelyn Young ... Nurse (uncredited)

Directed by
Jules White 
Writing credits
Clyde Bruckman (story) &
Felix Adler (story)

Clyde Bruckman (screenplay) &
Felix Adler (screenplay)

Produced by
Jules White .... producer
Cinematography by
John Stumar 
Film Editing by
Mel Thorsen 
Music Department
Ben Oakland .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

18 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Did You Know?

Production number 465.See more »
Miscellaneous: During the "Home on the Range" song near the end, when Curly goes to hit Moe in the face with custard, he completely misses on the first try.See more »
Larry:We're trapped like rats.
Moe:Speak for yourself rodent!
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3 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
It's nutty, but nice, 11 June 2001
Author: Dan Mudd from USA

In Nutty But Nice (1940), The Three Stooges (Moe, Larry, Curly) embark on a mission to find a little girl's father. They try to cheer up the little girl, but she misses her daddy too much. They find out that the father and the girl yodel to each other, so Curly yodels everywhere to find him!

It's an ok Stooge short...I don't like it very much. The home on the range bit at the end was hilarious!

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