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Three Loan Wolves (1946)

Told in flash back, the stooges tell their son how he came to have three fathers. The stooges, owners of a pawn shop, owed money to the gashouse protection society, a bunch of loan sharks. ... See full summary »

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Told in flash back, the stooges tell their son how he came to have three fathers. The stooges, owners of a pawn shop, owed money to the gashouse protection society, a bunch of loan sharks. To complicate matters, a lady leaves a baby in the shop as part of a plan to sell a phony diamond and the stooges wind up caring for the kid. The stooges manage to defeat the crooks and when they finish telling the story, the kid goes off to find his real mother. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Here Today - Pawn Tomorrow

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4 July 1946 (USA)  »

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In Hock  »

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Harold Tiny Brauer's first co-starring appearance with the Stooges. Brauer and Emil Sitka are the only supporting actors to work with all six Stooges. See more »

Goofs

When Curly taps the funnel into the jug of milk, the oven next to him holding a pot accidentally tips over. See more »

Quotes

Moe: Quiet little baby, quiet... quiet little angel... quiet angel or I'll break your neck!
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References The Notorious Lone Wolf (1946) See more »

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Curly should have been allowed to rest and recover.
10 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a perfect example of what I consider to be exploiting someone. Here it is that Curly has already had several mild strokes and yet because of "contractural obligations" he is forced to work. The Stooges should have sought out a real sharpie lawyer on this one. For me this is a painful short to watch in that we're looking at someone who in all the other earlier shorts is so full of life and literally steals every scene and now appears to be just part of the staging and unable to do any of his old stuff. Harry Cohn of Columbia must have been a real "nice" guy to work for. A real sweatshop type of slave driver. The actress Jean Arthur summed it up pretty well when she remembered the day her contract at Columbia was through. She said, "Now I'm free!"


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