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You Nazty Spy! (1940)

 -  Comedy | Short  -  19 January 1940 (USA)
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In this satire of the Nazis the stooges are paperhangers in the country of Moronica. When evil cabinet ministers overthrow the king, they decide to make Moe the new ruler as he'll be stupid... See full summary »

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In this satire of the Nazis the stooges are paperhangers in the country of Moronica. When evil cabinet ministers overthrow the king, they decide to make Moe the new ruler as he'll be stupid enough to follow their orders. Moe becomes Dictator, Curly is a Field Marshal and Larry becomes Minister of propaganda. After successfully preventing a female spy from committing mayhem, the boys are run out of office by a mob and eaten by lions. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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19 January 1940 (USA)  »

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Oh, You Natzy Spy!  »

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Curly "Gallstone"'s red book of women's addresses and phone numbers has the rather overt sexual references "Ruby Clutch", "oh, oh oh! G" (bra size) and the unread "Tessie oomph 2 69" which were ignored by the censors. This was a key dig at the attempt to censor The Great Dictator (1940) then in production by Charles Chaplin (Curly was also noted in his personal life for being a womanizer). See more »

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Moe: How can you shoot her with dice?
Curly Gallstone, Field Marshal: They're loaded. Nyuk, nyuk, nyuk!
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Any resemblance between the characters in this picture and any persons, living or dead, is a miracle. See more »

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Referenced in The Three Stooges (2000) See more »

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Great 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!

You Natzy Spy! is a great Three Stooges short which in My opinion is one of the best! The Stooges are very good here! Richard Fiske and he has a totally different personality than most of his role in The Three Stooges shorts. This role is similar like the one in "In the Sweet Pie and Pie". As always he performs very well. Also so do Dick Curtis, Don Beddoe, John Tyrrell, Eddie Laughton, and Al Thompson. The beautiful Lorna Gray is also in this one and she is something else! I recommend this one!


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