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Back from the Front (1943)

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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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In this short, sound effect accompanies an eye-poke for the first time. See more »

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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 »

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Lt. Dungen: Zat's treason! Zat's mutiny! I'll have you hung... I'll have you shot for zat! Heil Hitler!
Petty Officer: Heil Hitler!
Lt. Dungen: Heil Hitler!
Petty Officer: Heil Hitler!
Lt. Dungen: Heil Hitler!
Petty Officer: Heil Hitler!
Lt. Dungen: Heil nothing! Come on, you!
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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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