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Uncivil War Birds (1946)

 -  Comedy | Short  -  29 March 1946 (USA)
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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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Padding is visible on Curly's rear end when he falls off the horse. See more »

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Moe: Brother, you all ejaculated a mouthful.
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Remake of Mooching Through Georgia (1939) See more »

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The Civil War Has Never Been This Funny!
4 June 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watch this Three Stooges short from the year of 1946 one day on television, and now I am going to comment on it. The Civil War in my opinion has just never been this funny! This is a yet another very hysterical Three Stooges short film that is filled with a lot of great gags and not to mention a lot of huge laughs! The Three Stooges are really getting into a lot of trouble in this short, well they basically get into a lot of trouble in a lot of their shorts, it is just typical for the Three Stooges to get into a lot of trouble! Now I was laughing myself silly when I first saw this Three Stooges short, because though it is typical humor, this was just something that you could not stop laughing at!

I also noticed that this short was filmed around the time where Curly was really suffering a lot of small minor strokes. I noticed in a few scenes that he was looking very sickly, but I was surprised at how he still managed to pull it off. But despite the fact that we have a very sick Curly, we still have a very hysterical Three Stooges short! So a very sick Curly gives it his best, that proves that when you are very sick with strokes, you have got talent when you still can pull it off!

And because that I own this short film on DVD as part of the Three Stooges Collection, Volume Five, I can watch it at any time that I please. And also, if you haven't seen this Three Stooges short film yet, then you should see it, because you are going to be laughing and laughing yourself silly!

10/10


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