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Dizzy Detectives (1943)

The stooges are carpenters who become policemen. A mysterious burglar disguised as a gorilla has the cops baffled and Mr. Dill, the head of the citizens league, threatening the police ... See full summary »

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The stooges are carpenters who become policemen. A mysterious burglar disguised as a gorilla has the cops baffled and Mr. Dill, the head of the citizens league, threatening the police chief's job. The boys go on the case and pose as night watchmen at an antiques store. They confront the crook, who turns out to be a real gorilla owned by Dill. After defeating Dill and some other bad guys in a wild fight, the gorilla drinks some nitroglycerin and blows up. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Deliriously daffy with laughs! (lobby card).

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5 February 1943 (USA)  »

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Idiots Deluxe  »

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Moe Howard actually broke some of his ribs during filming the scene in which Curly accidentally saws through the table Moe is standing on, causing it to collapse. See more »

Goofs

The paint from the phone that the chief gets hit in the face with leaves marks on it. See more »

Quotes

Moe: Next time you handle a gun, shoot yourself in the head.
Curly: I'll make a note of it. How do you spell head?
Moe: B-O-N-E. head!
[he whacks him in the head with a gun and the gun bends]
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Very good Three Stooges short!
2 August 2004 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

The Three Stooges has always been some of the many actors that I have loved. I love just about every one of the shorts that they have made. I love all six of the Stooges (Curly, Shemp, Moe, Larry, Joe, and Curly Joe)! All of the shorts are hilarious and also star many other great actors and actresses which a lot of them was in many of the shorts! In My opinion The Three Stooges is some of the greatest actors ever and is the all time funniest comedy team!

This is a very good Three Stooges short. Lynton Brent, Bud Jamison, Dick Jensen, and John Tyrrell are in this all all are good! This is a funny one. The beginning of it is really hilarious! The short has a bit of a great mystery and spooky feel to it. I think that this is one of the underrated Three Stooges shorts. Its really good and I recommend this one!


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