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Brideless Groom (1947)

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To inherit a fortune, voice teacher Shemp must marry before six o'clock, but no girl will accept his proposal. Finally one of his repulsive students agrees to marry him, just in the nick of... See full summary »

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Prof. Shemp Howard (as Shemp)
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Larry (as Larry)
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Moe Howard (as Moe)
Dee Green ...
Miss Fanny Dinkelmeyer
Christine McIntyre ...
Miss Lulu Hopkins
Doris Houck ...
Aggressive Girlfriend (as Doris Colleen)
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Storyline

To inherit a fortune, voice teacher Shemp must marry before six o'clock, but no girl will accept his proposal. Finally one of his repulsive students agrees to marry him, just in the nick of time. When the rest of the prospective brides hear about the inheritance, they show up at the ceremony and a free for all ensues. Shemp marries before the deadline, but wishes he was still a free man. Written by Mitch Shapiro <mshapiro@a.crl.com>

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11 September 1947 (USA)  »

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Love and Learn  »

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Trivia

Although Emil Sitka is famous for the line "Hold hands, you lovebirds!" from this short, the first time he says the line, he actually says, "Join hands, you lovebirds." See more »

Goofs

When the phone booth's walls fall and Moe and Shemp fall out of it, the phone cord, which they were tangled up in, disappears. See more »

Quotes

Shemp: [on the phone in phone booth] Hello, is this Ginger Grey? It is? Well, this is your little snookums. I'm about to do ya a big favor, will ya marry me?
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Connections

Edited into The Three Stooges in Color (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Frühlingsstimmen (Voices of Spring), Op. 410
(uncredited)
Written by Johann Strauß
Performed by Dee Green and Larry Fine
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A hilarious Stooge effort, one of Shemp and Emil Sitka's best.
14 February 2001 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

I love this short. It's probably most famous for Emil Sitka's, repeated Stooge straightman, line "Hold hands, you lovebirds.". Some of my favorite moments are when Moe and Shemp are stuck in the phone booth, Shemp's critique of his student, and Christine McIntyre thinking Shemp's a cousin. You have to see this one, if you love Shemp, Sitka, and the Three Stooges.


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