IMDb > Matri-Phony (1942)

Matri-Phony (1942) More at IMDbPro »

Photos (See all 4 | slideshow)

Overview

User Rating:
7.3/10   210 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Down 38% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Director:
Writers:
Elwood Ullman (story) &
Monte Collins (story) ...
(more)
Contact:
View company contact information for Matri-Phony on IMDbPro.
Release Date:
2 July 1942 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Goofiest comedy you ever saw!
Plot:
The stooges are potters in ancient Rome during the reign of Emperor Octopus Grabus. When the emperor... See more » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
One of the funniest Three Stooges episodes! See more (4 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Curly Howard ... Curleycue (as Curly)

Larry Fine ... Larrycus (as Larry)

Moe Howard ... Mohicus (as Moe)
Marjorie Deanne ... Diana
Vernon Dent ... Emperor Octopus Grabus
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Bobby Barber ... Snake Charmer (uncredited)
Eddy Chandler ... Guard at Pottery Shop (uncredited)
Monte Collins ... Emperor's Aide (uncredited)
Jack Hill ... Guard (uncredited)
Ethelreda Leopold ... Miss Syracuse (uncredited)
Charles Phillips ... Guard (uncredited)
Cy Schindell ... Guard (uncredited)
Max Wagner ... Guard (uncredited)
Create a character page for: ?

Directed by
Harry Edwards 
 
Writing credits
Elwood Ullman (story) &
Monte Collins (story) (as Monty Collins)

Elwood Ullman (screenplay) &
Monte Collins (screenplay)

Produced by
Del Lord .... producer
Hugh McCollum .... producer
 
Cinematography by
George Meehan 
 
Film Editing by
Paul Borofsky 
 
Crew believed to be complete


Production CompaniesDistributors
Create a character page for: ?

Additional Details

Runtime:
17 min
Country:
Language:
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)
Certification:
USA:Approved (certificate #8285)

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:
Crew or equipment visible: ...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:[holding an urn] There's a pretty thing! A tenth-century razpanyasechekinifuchiyajiminiharonji!See more »

FAQ

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
One of the funniest Three Stooges episodes!, 10 March 2003
Author: Movie Nuttball from U.S.A.

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!

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (4 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for Matri-Phony (1942)

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
Mummy's Dummies From Nurse to Worse Squareheads of the Round Table Dutiful But Dumb Three Little Twirps
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
IMDb Short section IMDb USA section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.