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Three Little Pirates (1946)

 -  Comedy | Short  -  5 December 1946 (USA)
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Three bumbling sailors from a garbage scow are marooned on an island where the anachronistic inhabitants seem trapped in the 17th Century.

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Moe (as Moe)
Christine McIntyre ...
Rita Yolanda
Robert Kellard ...
Black Louie (as Robert Stevens)
Vernon Dent ...
Governor
Dorothy DeHaven ...
Chiquita, Governor's Secretary
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Storyline

The stooges are castaways from a garbage scow who land on Dead Man's Island where everyone is living in olden times. To escape from the governor, they disguise Curly as a Maharaja and win permission to journey to their own country to fetch presents. The governor is fooled, but the boys run into more trouble in the den of Black Louie the pirate where Curly is forced into a knife throwing contest with Larry as the target. Things look bad until a mis-thrown knife cuts the rope that holds the chandelier and it crashes down on Black Louie's men. With the pirates defeated, Moe decides to take over as ruler of the island. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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island | governor | pirate | sailor | disguise | See more »

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5 December 1946 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

3 Piratas  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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The last The Three Stooges short in which Curly Howard was involved in the entire production. He was left out of the final scene of the next Stooges project, Half-Wits Holiday (1947), after he suffered a debilitating stroke. See more »

Goofs

The drill that the Stooges are using, while making lots of noise (sound effects) doesn't seem to have any moving parts. The drill bit doesn't move at all. See more »

Quotes

Governor: [looking at Moe, Larry, and Curly in modern sailor dress] I never saw sea-faring men dressed like that. I don't believe they're sailors.
[they whistle lasciviously when a beautiful blonde enters]
Governor: They're sailors, all right!
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This should of had been Curly's last short

This short is the best one out of all the ones curly was sick in. It was about the stooges being captured on an island and would be burned at the stake (curly's idea) the next day, so the boys are in prison and try to brake out using tools under a bed but they knock down the wrong wall then a woman comes to rescue them and the stooges dress up so they won't get caught then they see the king of the island and the king decide to ask stuff from them this scene it by far the best in the short with Curly acting like the good old days (kinda).


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