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Idle Roomers (1943)

 |  Comedy, Short  |  15 July 1944 (USA)
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The stooges are working as bellboys in a large hotel when a side show promoter shows up with 'Lupe', a wild wolfman who promptly escapes. The stooges try to capture the wolfman by playing ... See full summary »

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Duke York ...
Lupe the Wolf Man
Christine McIntyre ...
Mrs. Leander
Vernon Dent ...
Mr. Leander
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The stooges are working as bellboys in a large hotel when a side show promoter shows up with 'Lupe', a wild wolfman who promptly escapes. The stooges try to capture the wolfman by playing music to calm him, but music makes the wolfman go berserk and soon the stooges are the ones trying to run away. The boys end up caught in an elevator with the wolfman who shoots them into the sky. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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The Three Stooges Meet the Wolf Man  »

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Curly: Wait a minute, wait a minute! I want my tip!
Moe: Well, I'll give you one: get out!
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a bit of a clunker
30 November 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Another mid-40's effort with Del Lord trying his hand at writing and not having much success(imo). Most of Del's writing seemed to center on doing "spookhouse' antics, something I don't think the boys did well at all, with this short nearly matching SPOOK LOUDER as one of the worst by the team of Moe, Larry, and Curly.

This short would almost reach "throwaway" status, if not for the very first appearance of a fetching blonde by the name of Christine McIntyre.

To quote the boys: "Yowsers, what a dish."

"Dish, she's a flying saucer".

3/10


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