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Back from the Front (1943)

 |  Comedy, Short  |  28 May 1943 (USA)
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Set in WW II, the stooges are the only survivors of an American ship sunk by an enemy torpedo. Adrift on a raft, they come upon a German battleship and by various means, such as Moe ... See full summary »

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Set in WW II, the stooges are the only survivors of an American ship sunk by an enemy torpedo. Adrift on a raft, they come upon a German battleship and by various means, such as Moe disguising himself as Hitler, and Curly and Larry as Goering and Goebbels, manage to capture the enemy ship. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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A new high in slapstick comedy! (Lobby card) See more »

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It is interesting to note that at the start of this short, Adele Mara who played Dizzy, was obviously very uncomfortable having to kiss Moe, she kept wiping her mouth for about 15 seconds after the kiss, the only one of the three girlfriends to do so. See more »

Goofs

The girlfriends introduce the Stooges as 'Dinky', 'Blinky' and 'Stinky'. But for the rest of the film, they're back to using their usual names of Moe, Larry & Curly. See more »

Quotes

Moe: [hiding on the Nazi ship with Curly and Larry] We gotta get into Nazi uniforms, somehow. If we're discovered, we're lost.
Curly: You're crazy. If we're discovered, we're found.
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Again funny
7 November 2003 | by (The Hague, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I find most of the Three Stooges shorts very funny and this one is no exception. It starts a little boring but the final parts make up for that. Moe's Hitler imitation is great. The way Moe, Larry and Curly can repeat the same joke and still keep it funny is great. Another funny Three Stooges movie.


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