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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 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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Gold-diggers mob the Stooges for their money!

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11 September 1947 (USA)  »

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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 Mr. Benton gets hit with the birdcage, his glasses disappear. See more »

Quotes

Shemp: [admiring self in mirror] Ain't I as pretty as a picture?
Moe: [with a slap to Shemp] Yeah, of an ape!
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Referenced in Intruder (1989) See more »

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Frühlingsstimmen (Voices of Spring), Op. 410
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Written by Johann Strauss
Performed by Dee Green and Larry Fine
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Brideless Groom
3 August 2005 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

The Stooges are back and funnier than ever. "Brideless Groom" in my opinion was probably the best Shemp flick.

Shemp has the opportunity to inherit $500,000(which was probably more than a million dollars compared to today) from his dead uncle. BUT! There is a catch. He has to marry someone that day by 6 o'clock. Shemp is a bachelor with not too many admirers, except for one high pitched aggressive annoying singing student of his. But he doesn't want her, he wants someone a little more on the Victoria's Secret model type of women. But obviously he has no choice since he's no Collin Ferrel himself. But when it is printed in the papers that he is to inherit all that money if married, his ex girlfriends are on the "I want my man back" attack!

What a great stooge flick! This is up there with thewinners of all stooge flicks!

9/10


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