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Felix Adler (story)
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Release Date:
18 September 1942 (USA) See more »
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Curly Howard ... Curly (as Curly)

Larry Fine ... Larry (as Larry)

Moe Howard ... Moe (as Moe)
Ruth Skinner ... Mrs. Blake
Stanley Blystone ... Ventriloquist
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Billy Bletcher ... Seabasket, the Horse (voice) (uncredited)
Wheaton Chambers ... Dr. O.B. Stretrick (uncredited)
Heinie Conklin ... Gate Man (uncredited)
Lew Davis ... Race Announcer (uncredited)
Vernon Dent ... Motorist (uncredited)
Jerry Frank ... Man Posing As Mannequin (uncredited)
Jack Gardner ... Ventriloquist's Pal (uncredited)
Bud Jamison ... Police Chief (uncredited)
Suzanne Ridgeway ... Woman at Racetrack (uncredited)
Bert Young ... Betting Window Clerk (uncredited)

Directed by
Del Lord 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Felix Adler  story and screenplay

Produced by
Del Lord .... producer
Hugh McCollum .... producer
Cinematography by
L. William O'Connell  (as L.W. O'Connell)
Film Editing by
Paul Borofsky 
Music Department
John Leipold .... composer: stock music (uncredited)

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Additional Details

USA:15 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)

Did You Know?

Curly's references to The New Deal: When he says "FBI loan," he means FHA (Federal Housing Administration) insured loan; he describes taking the child's piggy bank as "only a lend-lease," referring to 1941's Lend-Lease Law.See more »
Motorist:Just a second, these horses ran yesterday!
Curly:They won, didn't they!
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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Even As IOU Is Something Funny!, 4 November 2010
Author: Humphrey Fish from United States

I first saw this short when I first bought The Three Stooges Collection Volume Three, and what am I going to say about this? Listen here, Even As IOU is something funny! No wait, this is not something funny, it is something extremely hysterical! Like a lot of other Three Stooges shorts that I have seen in my life, this is another one that I was laughing out loud at! Well anyway, I am willing to bet that this is going to be a short that a lot of fans of The Three Stooges are simply going to adore! So in short, if you are looking for an extremely hysterical Three Stooges short film to kill a quarter of an hour, then Even As IOU is a good one to watch and laugh at!

Well all in all, if you are an enormous fan of the totally and completely hysterical Three Stooges and are looking for a hysterical short to watch, then I would advise that you see this short. Because in my point of view, you are going to be laughing and laughing yourself silly when you watch this short! I mean that the chances are you won't be able to stop laughing no matter how hard you try to stop!

So all in all, this is totally, completely, incredibly, and not to mention outrageously hysterical!


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