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Prof. Shemp Howard (as Shemp)
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Larry (as Larry)
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Dee Green ...
Miss Fanny Dinkelmeyer
Christine McIntyre ...
Miss Lulu Hopkins
Doris Houck ...
Aggressive Girlfriend (as Doris Colleen)
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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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Love and Learn  »

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Trivia

This is one of four The Three Stooges shorts that are in the public domain, the other three being Disorder in the Court (1936), Malice in the Palace (1949), and Sing a Song of Six Pants (1947). As a result, they are all often released on cheaply produced DVD or video compilations. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Shemp: [Giving instructions to Miss Dinkelmeyer] Gargle with old razor blades.
Miss Fanny Dinkelmeyer: All right, professor. I know you wouldn't want anything to happen to my throat.
[exits]
Shemp: [to Larry] Except to have somebody cut it.
Larry: How'd you like to be married to a dame like that?
Shemp: Don't even say that!
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Featured in Pulp Fiction (1994) 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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Shemp the Great.
12 April 2002 | by (St. Thomas, USVI) – See all my reviews

The entire civilized world by now knows that this is where Emil Sitka says his immortal "Hold hands, you lovebirds." But Shemp Howard, Professor of Music, steals the show. Watch him tutoring Dee Green as she fractures the "Voices of Spring." Watch Shemp as he shaves by a mirror suspended from the ceiling by a string. Watch him as he gets walloped by Christine McIntyre. Watch him, and you will laugh and learn. Moe is no slouch either. Watch him as he attempts to induce a woman to sit on a bear trap. Larry, as usual, is the Zen master of reaction. All in all, one of the very best Stooge shorts. You won't find one weak moment.


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