MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 12,757 this week

Matri-Phony (1942)

 -  Short | Comedy  -  2 July 1942 (USA)
7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 205 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 1 critic

The stooges are potters in ancient Rome during the reign of Emperor Octopus Grabus. When the emperor orders all beautiful red-headed women to be brought before him so he can select a wife, ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 2071 titles
created 10 Aug 2011
 
a list of 281 titles
created 11 Sep 2011
 
DVD
a list of 1837 titles
created 23 Apr 2012
 
a list of 7 titles
created 2 months ago
 
a list of 23 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Matri-Phony (1942)

Matri-Phony (1942) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Matri-Phony.

Photos

Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Curleycue (as Curly)
...
Larrycus (as Larry)
...
Mohicus (as Moe)
Marjorie Deanne ...
Diana
Vernon Dent ...
Emperor Octopus Grabus
Edit

Storyline

The stooges are potters in ancient Rome during the reign of Emperor Octopus Grabus. When the emperor orders all beautiful red-headed women to be brought before him so he can select a wife, Diana, a pretty red-head, seeks refuge with the stooges. Some soldiers find Diana's hiding place and they are all brought to the palace where the stooges escape and try to pass of Curly as Diana, having broken the emperor's glasses. Their ruse fails and they're caught by the palace guards as they try to escape. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Goofiest comedy you ever saw!

Genres:

Short | Comedy

Certificate:

Approved
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2 July 1942 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Matri-Phony is the first Stooges film to employ the accordion-based, driving version of 'Three Blind Mice' over the opening credits. This faster theme would be used until the end of 1944. See more »

Goofs

...or audible. In the final scene, when the boys are hanging upside down from the spears, you can hear what appears to be director Harry Edwards telling Larry "Larry, grab the..." See more »

Quotes

Curleycue: Oh, food! Vitamins A, B, C, D, E, F, gee, I love food!
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
One of the funniest Three Stooges episodes!
10 March 2003 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

This ancient Rome short is hilarious!I love the dinner table scenes and also the scenes with Vernon Dent.The armor and clothes looked realistic.The things the Stooges do in their store is hysterically funny!This is a great one to watch!


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Matri-Phony (1942) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?