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Prof. Shemp Howard (as Shemp)
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Miss Fanny Dinkelmeyer
Christine McIntyre ...
Miss Lulu Hopkins
Doris Houck ...
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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 »

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When Miss Hopkins first hits nm0397602, his hair was straight, but in the next shot, his hair was messy. See more »

Quotes

Moe: You know any girls?
Shemp: [pulls a black book out of his pocket] I got a lot of numbers, but haven't had much luck with them lately.
Moe: Well, you can't get killed for trying. Where's a phone?
Shemp: [turns around and points] There's a booth down the hall.
Moe: [grabs Shemp's hair and pulls him towards the door before he can finish his sentence] Well, what are we waiting for?
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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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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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