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A Bird in the Head (1946)

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The stooges are working as paperhangers in the home of Professor Panzer, a mad scientist looking for a brain to use in his experiments. The professor wants to put a human brain into a ... See full summary »

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Curly (as Curly)
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Moe (as Moe)
Vernon Dent ...
Prof. Panzer
Robert Williams ...
Mr. Beedle
Frank Lackteen ...
Nikko
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The stooges are working as paperhangers in the home of Professor Panzer, a mad scientist looking for a brain to use in his experiments. The professor wants to put a human brain into a gorilla but has trouble finding a brain small enough, which leads him to select Curly (for obvious reasons) as the perfect donor. The stooges manage to foil the madman with the help of the Gorilla who befriends Curly. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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28 February 1946 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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Longtime Stooge sound man Edward Bernds' makes his debut as a director. He made this film before directing Micro-Phonies (1945), which was released earlier. Bernds would go on to direct the Three Stooges for the next seven years. See more »

Quotes

Moe: [a mad scientist is after Curly] Hey, he's gonna grab Curly.
Larry: Yeah, we'd better do something.
Moe: He'll take him to the lab, won't he?
Larry: Yes.
Moe: Well, we'll ambush him.
[Moe grabs Larry's ears and wrings them]
Moe: Then we'll "infilterate" him.
[Moe runs his fingers up Larry's face]
Moe: Then we'll give him the old pincers movement.
[Moe smacks Larry's cheeks and forehead in rapid succession]
[...]
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Good Three Stooges short!
5 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!

Bird in the Head is a very funny Three Stooges short. Vernon Dent was excellent as Prof. Panzer! So was Robert Williams as Mr. Beedle. Also Frank Lackteen and Art Miles is in this one. The gorilla looked really different compared to other gorillas in the Three Stooges short. This is a very funny Three Stooges short especially the wallpaper scenes! I recommend this one!


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