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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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Moe: Can you play a trombone?
[before Curly can reply]
Moe: Good, start playing.
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Music doesn't sooth this savage beast
14 September 2014 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Some of Universal's werewolf films must have inspired Columbia to create this particular short subject for the 3 Stooges. In this one the boys are working as bellhops in a hotel for their room and board and are doing their jobs up to their usual standard.

Some theatrical people have taken some rooms in the hotel and Curly gets assigned to deliver a trunk which Moe puts on his hapless back and Larry makes his task more difficult with his job involving a carpet. What's in the trunk is the premier attraction of their show, a genuine wolfman in a cage. But he's a peaceful wolfman unless someone plays some music. That bit about how music sooths doesn't work with him as he's wired differently than your ordinary garden variety werewolf.

In the end when the boys discover the wolfman they go completely into orbit. This is one of their best shorts.


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