After initially joining the Union army, Moe and Larry switch allegiances to their Southern home state and Confederate brother Curley.

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The stooges are civil war soldiers who are constantly changing uniforms to avoid the opposing armies. Eventually they decide to be loyal to the south, but remain disguised as Union soldiers. Curly is detected as a spy, but Moe and Larry prevent his execution. The boys escape with a secret map and marry their three southern belles. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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Three Southern Dumbbells  »

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The usual "Three Blind Mice" theme is replaced by an adaptation of composer Daniel Emmett's Civil War standard "Dixie", which plays over the title credits. See more »

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Padding is visible on Curly's rear end when he falls off the horse. See more »

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Ringa Belle: I know you'll be at least a colonel.
Curly: I'll be more than a colonel - I'll be a corporal. Good-bye!
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Remake of Mooching Through Georgia (1939) See more »

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A very controversial effort, but I really liked it
21 January 2002 | by (San Ramon, CA) – See all my reviews

This short is very controversial because many people really like it and many people hate it. I for one really like it. I liked this one because they tried something new, and there was some great visual humor and gags. Curly turned in a great performance despite illness. Moe and Larry also do a great job in this short. I also think the supporting cast did a great job too.



Grade: A-


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