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Clyde Bruckman (screenplay)
Ewart Adamson (story)
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16 October 1941 (USA) See more »
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The stooges are convicts about to be executed for some murders they didn't commit. The day before the... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Curly Howard ... Curly (as Curly)

Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)

Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
Dorothy Appleby ... Tiska Jones
Mary Ainslee ... Taska Jones
Ethelreda Leopold ... Baska Jones
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Symona Boniface ... Mrs. Gottrocks (uncredited)
Lynton Brent ... Popcorn Seller (uncredited)
Lew Davis ... Convict (uncredited)
Vernon Dent ... Senator (uncredited)
Richard Fiske ... Diggins (uncredited)
George Gray ... Convict (uncredited)
Jack Hill ... Convict (uncredited)
Johnny Kascier ... Convict (uncredited)
Eddie Laughton ... Hunter at Party (uncredited)
Geneva Mitchell ... Dance Instructor (uncredited)
Al Thompson ... Prison Warden (uncredited)
Victor Travers ... Justice of the Peace (uncredited)
Joe Twerp ... Bill Stein (uncredited)
John Tyrrell ... Williams--Butler (uncredited)
Bert Young ... Turnkey (uncredited)
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Directed by
Jules White 
 
Writing credits
Clyde Bruckman (screenplay)

Ewart Adamson (story)

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Jules White .... producer
 
Cinematography by
George Meehan 
 
Film Editing by
Jerome Thoms 
 
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18 min
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Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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Production number 482.See more »
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Miscellaneous: The saws the stooges are using on the bars are wood saws; and would be useless on steel.See more »
Quotes:
Senator:Most parties bore me. But I know I'm gonna get a big bang out of this one.
[a pie hits him in the face]
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Edited from Hoi Polloi (1935)See more »
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Home On The RangeSee more »

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Very Funny Short from the Stooges, 21 June 2012
Author: Michael_Elliott from Louisville, KY

In the Sweet Pie and Pie (1941)

*** (out of 4)

At times hilarious short finds The Three Stooges in prison about to be put to death for a crime they didn't commit. A lawyer learns about their hanging and talks his three female clients into marrying the boys so that they can collect an inheritance but sure enough after the marriage the boys are set free. IN THE SWEET PIE AND PIE has a few weeks spots but for the most part this is classic Stooges as the boys go through some hilarious situations including a terrific pie fight that closes the film. The first portion of the movie packs quite a few laughs as the boys are trying to figure out a way to get out of prison not knowing that Curly has had saws the entire time. The second portion of the film is much better as the boys find themselves trying to fit into society and this includes a very funny dance sequence as well as the before mentioned pie fight. Speaking of the pie fight, I will admit that when they happen I usually don't laugh and it seems like this is something that the Stooges used every few shorts. Even though I normally don't laugh that certainly wasn't the case here because I thought the entire fight was hilarious and especially all of the reactions given by Moe. Just look at his covered up face when he first gets hit with the cake as it's very funny. While watching this rather long sequence I wondered how many takes they would have to do just to make sure all of the pies hit their targets perfectly.

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