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Some More of Samoa (1941)

The stooges are tree surgeons who are enlisted by a rich old man to find a mate for his rare puckerless persimmon tree. The boys sail to the tropical island of Rhum-Boogie to find the tree.... See full summary »

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The stooges are tree surgeons who are enlisted by a rich old man to find a mate for his rare puckerless persimmon tree. The boys sail to the tropical island of Rhum-Boogie to find the tree. When they arrive they are captured by the natives and will be eaten unless Curly marries the Chief's ugly daughter. The stooges escape with the tree and, after a confrontation with an alligator, sail off with their prize. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Gales of laughter in the South Seas! (One-sheet poster).

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Publicly released just 3 days prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor which took place on December 7th, 1941. See more »

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When Moe and Larry get hit in the head by Kingfisher, Curly's voice comes out of Larry's mouth instead of his own. See more »

Quotes

Moe: [Curly packs the phone in their bag] What's the idea of taking the phone?
Curly: Incase we get a call while we're out.
[phone rings, Curly answers]
Curly: Hello?
[sticks his head in the bag]
Curly: HELLO!
[Moe snaps the bag shut on his head]
Curly: YEOW!
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Has some nice moments
23 January 2004 | by (The Hague, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

The Three Stooges are tree sturgeons and they have to take care of a tree that belongs to a sick and grumpy old man. Larry, Curly and Moe think the tree needs a girlfriend, another tree, and the man promises to give each of them 10.000 dollars if they bring a tree. The problem is that the tree only grows on an island where the natives live in houses made of bamboo and where they drink milk from coconuts, as it says in this short.

This short as a complete thing is not very good, but the separate parts both have their moments. Especially the part on the island with a gag involving a alligator is terrific. This is not their finest short, not even close actually, but as always it is entertaining enough.


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