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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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Any resemblance between the characters in this picture and other human beings is a dirty shame.

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Al Thompson appears in a dual role; first, he plays one of the German sailors, and again later one of the German officers. 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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Moe: [Dressed as Hitler] Ach, ich ich ich ach, ach ze vompen ze hast haben! Ja? You fail to catch three spies! Blow out your brains!
Herr Capitan: But mein fuher, ve are nazis! Ve have no brains!
Moe: Zen vat you got, blow out!
Herr Capitan: Heil Hitler!
Moe: Hang Hitler! Ven my field marshall counts three, start blowing!
Curly: One!... What comes after one?
Moe: TWO! Never mind, fat boy, I count myself. One! Two! Th... t... t... ACHOO!
Herr Capitan: [Picks up mustache that Moe sneezed off] Oh, mein fuher!
Moe: Oh, my personality, thanks buddy.
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Nazis Beware!!!!!
1 April 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this short from 1943 staring the Three Stooges on television when this one channel was showing a marathon of Three Stooges service shorts as a Memorial Day celebration, and this was one of the shorts that they showed, I really liked the fact that I knew that there were Germans and submarines in this one, but then I just decided to go and watch this, and all throughout the course of the short, from the very beginning of the short to the end, I was really laughing my head off at it! Here is a little warning I am going to give, Nazis beware, because you are really going to be getting it when you are put up against the Three Stooges!

It really seems that a lot of my all time favorite Three Stooges short films have been a lot of their 1940's service short films, because the Three Stooges in the armed forces is really a recipe for disaster! Here is a little something else that is really going to be hysterical due to the fact that it has the Three Stooges in it, while they try to make things better, they only succeed in making things not better but worse, especially for themselves!

This is one Three Stooges short that you really should see if you have not seen this one yet, because it is very hysterical! I could really laugh and laugh over and over again by watching this short, this short is very hysterical!

10/10


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